• The Suicide Wave That Never Was

    26 days ago - By The Atlantic

    In January, The New York Times published an alarming article about teen suicides during the pandemic. The story featured heartbreaking quotes from parents who had lost children, and was illustrated with photos of an empty classroom and a teenager sitting alone on his bed. The school district of Clark County, Nevada, the story said, had recorded the deaths of 18 students from suicide from mid-March 2020 to the end of December-twice as many as the district had in all of 2019. “There's a sense of urgency,” the superintendent told NPR, when the same local crisis made national news again in...
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