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Board of Contributors: Some therapist (and mom) thoughts on adolescent depression

by Elizabeth Lee

Since my kids have been in Palo Alto schools, four teens have committed suicide on the train tracks, and one more attempted it. Suicide nationally is the third leading cause of death among adolescents.

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Elizabeth Lee is a licensed marriage and family therapist, a writer, and a member of the Weekly's Board of Contributors. She lives in Palo Alto with her husband, two children and a dog and can be e-mailed at liz@funghi.com.

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