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Suicide prevention effort deserves public support [Letter]

Suicide prevention effort deserves public support [Letter]

Our community knows as well as any that suicide takes an enormous toll on families, friends, co-workers, schools and entire communities.  It's time to take action. I have been personally impacted by suicide with the death of my daughter Katrina "Kara" Tagget six years ago; she was 21 years old . I did not discover until after my daughter's death how prevalent suicide is in our country, almost 40,000 die by suicide, and that suicide can happen to anyone regardless of gender, age, religion, etc. Nor did I know that her death could have been prevented just by understanding the warning signs of someone at risk of suicide and what to do to get them the help they...