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| June 5, 2018

By Spencer Blake •

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – Youth suicide rates are rising quickly. The National Center for Education Statistics reports that suicides among 5- to 18-year-olds rose almost 23 percent from 2010 to 2015 – the most recent year available in their report.

Plenty of those suicides have happened recently here in the Valley. Arizona’s Family spoke with the family of a 15-year-old girl in the west Valley who took her own life Sunday. They held a vigil for her on Thursday.

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