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Suicide and crisis resources

Paige Atkison

Paige Atkison, Senior Digital Editor

October 4, 2019

Mental illness is incredibly common and with mental illness often comes times of crisis. Though not all crises involve suicide or suicidal ideation, it is im...

Families ready to begin the “Stomp Out Suicide” walk.

4th annual Stomp Out Suicide walk raises awareness of suicide in Kern

September 13, 2018

“We don’t get over it but we get through it,” said Ellen Eggert, founder and president of Save A Life Today.

Uncertainty surrounds student’s death

Sharida Rejon, Features Editor

February 20, 2014

“This might seem a bit morbid, but I am curious. So don’t be mad that I’m asking. And don’t read too much into my question. If someone dies, what happens to their Facebook account?” This is one of the last posts that Hunter LeBaron, a transgender student at Bakersfield College, published on his personal Facebook account before committing suicide. According to Blake...

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