Alabama Teen Suicide

The Coffee County Children

Yellow crime-scene tape blocks off the home of Mindy McCready in Heber Springs, Ark., on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, the day after the country singer was found dead there Sunday in an apparent suicide. She was 37. (AP Photo/Jeannie Nuss)

One-in-ten Alabama teenagers make an attempt to take their lives every year.
Educators, healthcare professionals and parents joined the state department of children's affairs ... To try to reduce that statistic.
Officials say cyber-bullying is partly to blame for the high numbers.
The teen suicide forum hopes to raise awareness.


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