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Caltrain deaths prompt push for suicide prevention awareness

Original post made on May 8, 2009

In the wake of two Caltrain fatalities within 24 hours this week, public health organizations, school administrators and others are urging the public to be aware of the warning signs that can exist when a person is contemplating suicide.

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Comments

Posted by ApricotJo, a resident of Jackson Park
on May 8, 2009 at 4:37 pm

Try as we might, a person who is seriously considering suicide will often succeed, if not now, then later. As individuals, we need to have better insight to those around us and be able to spot any unusal behavior whether it be sadness or the other extreme. As far as that young lady who was killed, why didn't her "friends" step in when they noticed she was coming to work bruised?


Posted by Well..., a resident of another community
on May 8, 2009 at 7:13 pm

It doesnt hurt to try though...

Otherwise you would have to live with knowing that you didnt even try to help them


Posted by USA, a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 11, 2009 at 9:13 am

USA is a registered user.

ApricotJo -- I am sure that her friends are distraught over the loss of their friend. There is no need to pile on.