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Survey: 8% of Kids Tried Suicide

A new study of Central Florida children’s health found that more than 8% of Orange County high-schoolers said they had attempted suicide. 

The survey will be presented today at a conference aimed at improving children’s health, education, and safety, according to the Orlando Sentinel.  The survey, conducted by Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, found homicide was the third-leading cause of death for young children.