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Innovative Teen-Led Suicide Prevention Efforts Offer Hope and Save Lives

Teenagers touched by suicide working with other teens just may be the best way to curb the rising suicide trend Article by: Mary Beth SammonsWhen Fenway Jones’ buddy took his own life in 2017, the then 15-year-old Fenton, Michigan freshman lost her Dungeons & Dragons “partner in crime,” and best friend. Months later, she mourned the suicide of another close friend.“Gaming was a place my friend Jasper could find an escape from depression,” says Jones, now 16. “When I lost a second friend to suicide within 10 months, it was very difficult to push through. I know the feelings of grief…