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Suicide Awareness Walk

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TERRACE HEIGHTS--East Valley High Schoolers helped put together a suicide prevention walk today at Sarg Hubbard Park.

According to Washington's Youth Suicide Prevention Program, an average of two Washingtonians between the ages of 10 and 24 kill themselves every week.

Students tell KNDO they want to bring awareness.

"Giving away, prized possessions, talking about suicide and even joking about suicide are all signs," Desiree Kempf said. 

Increased drug or alcohol use can also be a big warning sign.

As for ways to help, showing support for a suicidal person and contacting a counselor or loved one can go a long way.

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