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    Santa Clarita Valley Suicides Prompt Discussion Of Mental Health Resources

    Editor’s Note: The media, in general, does not report on suicides or details because studies have shown media coverage tends to increase “copycat” attempts. The details from the reports describing the cause or manner of death have been withheld as a result. We write this story only in an effort to raise awareness and dialogue about the resources available in our community. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a second suspected public suicide in a 24-hour period Monday, the third in as many weeks. The No. 1 cause of suicide is untreated depression, according to suicide.org. In the Santa Clarita Valley, several organizations offer services for those who might be suffering from depression. Information regarding phone numbers and agencies to call for help are available at the bottom of this story.

    Coroner Says Dead Body In Valencia Yet To Be Identified, Investigated

    A backup in Coroner’s Office investigation left a possible murder victim at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital more than five days after the death, according to a coroner with the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.

    Man Found With Throat Slit ID'd, Waiting For Family To Be Notified

    Sheriff's Department Homicide Bureau detectives are still investigating the death of a man found with his throat slit in Valencia on Thursday. Officials are withholding the victim’s identity until the his next of kin has been notified.

    COC To Host Suicide Prevention And Awareness Event On Valencia Campus

    Suicide often carries a stigma with it, but College of the Canyons wants to help remove that stigma and encourage open discussion among students with the Suicide Prevention and Awareness Event on April 29 and 30.

    Santa Clarita Valley Crime Reports Are In For 02/10-02/16

    Crime reports have been released by the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station for Feb. 10 through Feb. 16. Know what's happening in Canyon Country, Castaic, Newhall, Saugus, Stevenson Ranch and Valencia.

    UPDATE: Santa Clarita Metrolink Train Death In Newhall ID'ed By Coroner

    A man reportedly commited suicide near Market Street and Railroad Avenue in Newhall on Tuesday afternoon, according to a Metrolink official

    Santa Clarita Metrolink Train Tracks Death In Newhall Under Investigation

    A man reportedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a mid-day Metrolink commuter train carrying 95 passengers, according to a Sheriff's Department official.


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    The person, who was not identified by officials, reportedly committed suicide around 2:30 p.m. near Railroad Avenue and Market Street, in Newhall.

    Former Santa Clarita Students, Mother Killed In Utah Murder-Suicide

    Surcause, Utah police officers reportedly are investigating the double murder-suicide of a former Santa Clarita woman

    Santa Clarita Man Saved From Cliff By Sheriff's Department Deputies

    Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies saved a Santa Clarita man who was suicidal at the edge of a cliff two miles south of Sierra Highway and Newhall Avenue on Wednesday

    Editorial: SCV Youth Project Reflects On 30,000 Teens Served

    The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project has helped more than 30,000 teenagers since 2000. Executive Director Kim Goldman reflects on the stories of youth who have come into the center seeking counsel over the years.