Parents of teen suicide victims call for better teacher training
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Jason Dickey’s mother, Martha, remembers him as a fun and outgoing young man with a larger than life personality.
Yet he was consumed by despair so deep he took his own life on Sept. 14, 2017, at age 19.
The Boscawen teen was among 38 young people in New Hampshire who died by suicide that year in a state where the rate of youth suicide (under age 24) is nearly 50 percent higher than the national average and climbing.