Teen suicide epidemic: More students have taken their own lives in NE Ohio than anywhere in country

A tragic topic has dominated our headlines recently: More students have taken their own lives in Northeast Ohio than in any other community in America.

Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among young people and every single one is preventable.

This week, Stefani Schaefer takes an in-depth look at why we are seeing an increase nationally, and especially right here at home.

**Watch the first part of Stefani's series in the video, above**

Northeast Ohio suicide prevention resources: How to find help

Coming up Tuesday on FOX 8 News at 10 p.m.: Stefani shares the powerful stories of suicide survivors, and their must-see advice for teenagers and parents.