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Kennewick high school student dies by suicide

Know the warning signs for suicide and what to do next

ReportingOnSuicide.org offers these tips if someone you know exhibits warning signs of suicide. The U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 800-273-TALK.
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ReportingOnSuicide.org offers these tips if someone you know exhibits warning signs of suicide. The U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 800-273-TALK.

A 14-year-old Kennewick student died by suicide Thursday night.

Family members found the girl inside a South Everett Street home around 11 p.m. and called an ambulance. She was rushed to Trios Southridge Hospital, where she died, Coroner Bill Leach said.

Counselors were available for students at Kennewick High School on Friday to help students.

People needing help can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255.

The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide lists ways parents can talk to their children about suicide.

Cameron Probert covers breaking news and education for the Tri-City Herald, where he tries to answer readers’ questions about why police officers and firefighters are in your neighborhood. He studied communications at Washington State University.
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