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Teen Suicide Close to Home

Our thoughts and prayers go out to an Arlington teen, his family, and the entire community during this very difficult time. Read more about the local story and preventing suicide by clicking here.

The Executive Director of the Memphis Crisis Center, Mike LaBonte, spoke to a local news station on the subject.

“If a person discloses to you that they’re thinking about suicide, one of the things you want to do is don’t act shocked,” LaBonte said. “Do not be judgmental, be calm. Listen to what they have to say.”

If you or anyone you know is contemplating suicide, call (901)-CRISIS-7 for help. There’s hope.