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Resource ID: #25946
Subject: Suicide
Source: KUOW
Date: Sept. 6-7, 2012



Suicide is the second leading cause of death among teens and young adults in Washington state. KUOW's two-part investigation examined how the Northwest's largest mental hospital failed to save 20-year-old Megan Templeton from herself and how other Western State Hospital patients fell through the cracks of the institution that was supposed to save them from themselves.

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