Teen Suicide In Teens

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Kutner, Max. "Teen Suicide Is Contagious, and the Problem May Be Worse Than We Thought; More than two dozen kids in and around Colorado Springs, Colorado, have killed themselves in less than two years. The main reason: Another kid did it first." Newsweek, 28 Oct. 2016. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 13 Oct. 2017.

This source focuses on the aspect of teen suicides and how they connect with each other along with suicide events that are considered copycat suicides. The sources main focus is suicides in a particular location, in this case it is in Colorado. Max Kutner is an author for Newsweek, he puts a great emphasis on a girl named Riley that committed suicide in Colorado. Kutner’s background on whether he is well versed in teen suicide is unknown, his research on the subject seems well thought out. The audience can be a group of which have seen an increase in suicide rates, one after the other and wants to see how another location is dealing with it. This source is supportive with other sources on the same topic by which copycat suicides is on the rise in teenagers. The Colorado suicide rate between 2015 and 2016 stands out as being 49 times the yearly national average for kids their age. Found this source by searching copycat suicides in Opposing Viewpoints database.

Worsnop, Richard L. "Teenage Suicide." CQ Researcher, 14 June 1991, pp. 369-92. Web. 14 October 2017.

This source puts great emphasis on what can be done to
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