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Palo Alto's Gunn High School Reels From Teen Suicides

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On Saturday, a senior at Gunn High School took his life near his home in Palo Alto. His suicide is the third at Gunn this school year, and the ninth since 2009. We talk about what may have contributed to the teens’ deaths and what schools, medical professionals and the community at large can do to prevent further tragedy.


Meg Durbin, internist and pediatrician at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation and co-founder of HEARD Alliance, an alliance of medical professionals focusing on adolescent depression

Max McGee, superintendent of the Palo Alto Unified School District

Ken Dauber, board member of the Palo Alto Unified School District and founder of the community group We Can Do Better Palo Alto

Chloe Sorensen, sophomore class president at Gunn High School

Martha Cabot, sophomore at Gunn High School and co-founder of Save the 2,008, an initiative to create a happier and healthier life for teachers and students at Gunn High


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