Colorado's Safe2Tell Program Sees Surge of Suicide Reports

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Colorado's program for parents, students and teachers to report potential school threats or violence has seen a substantial increase in reports related to suicide, surpassing bullying as the leading reason students contact the program. The Safe2Tell program received nearly 2,800 reports related to suicide threats during the 2017-18 school year, increasing from the more than 300 reports received in the 2011-12 school year, The Denver Post reported . Students can submit reports with Safe2Tell through phone calls, a mobile app or online. The program launched in 2004, created to address school violence in the aftermath of the deadly shooting at Columbine High School. It received a total of 102 reports that year. Students sent in a total of 16,000...

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Colorado's Safe2Tell Program Sees Surge of Suicide Reports

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