September is a month to raise awareness about suicide and to help others who have gone through it.

September Suicide Awareness: A Month of Understanding

Daphne Renoux, Staff Writer September 30, 2020

Suicide is a common tragedy in today’s society, now more than ever. In 2018, suicide was the second leading cause of death for people between the ages of 10 and 30 and the fourth cause for people ages...

Stop the hate, instead spread kindness.

Could They Have Done More?

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer December 11, 2017

 As 2017 comes to an end, news of a 13-year-old girl committing suicide due to bullying made headlines. Rosalie Avila of Yucaipa, California was found faintly breathing by her parents on Nov. 28. She...

FSU Psychology researcher Jessica Ribeiro.

New Technology May Help Predict Suicide

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer March 28, 2017

Every day, nearly 120 Americans take their lives. This statistic is what attracted a research team led by Jessica Ribeiro from Florida State University (FSU), to create new technology that may help predict...

Many have been stirred into action, attempting to support what they believe in.

Tragic Suicide of Transgender Teen Leelah Alcorn

Samantha Valero, Staff Writer January 15, 2015

Early on Dec. 28, 2014, 17-year-old Leelah Alcorn, a teenager struggling with sexuality, died after being hit by a tractor-trailer while walking around route 71 in her Ohio hometown. Alcorn's onset internal depression, isolation...

Brittany Maynard learned about her rare form of brain cancer shortly after getting married.

The Right to Die

Bhargavi Pochi, Staff Writer November 9, 2014

On November 2, 2014, Brittany Maynard, a woman who suffered from an aggressive form of brain cancer, opted for a physician-assisted suicide in which she ingested prescribed barbiturates. She did not...

Being there for a friend in need can help improve their mental state of being.

Suicide Awareness Month

Bhargavi Pochi, Staff Writer September 25, 2014

Weeks ago, one of the most beloved actors in Hollywood, Robin Williams committed suicide. This left the world in complete shock. How could such a comedic, joyful man be in such a dark place? After Williams'...

Break the Silence!

Camilo Bacca, Staff Writer April 10, 2014

On April 11, 2014, the CGHS GSA will be organizing a Day of Silence, a national day for raising awareness of anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying, and harassment in all schools.  Students can take a vow...

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