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UPDATE: School Takes Action After 12-Year-Old's Suicide Attempt

Just last week we told you about a young man who tried to take his own life. I say young man but he's only 12 years old...


Just last week we told you about a young man who tried to take his own life. (12 Year Old Speaks About Suicide Attempt and Impact of School Bullying)

I say young man, but he's only 12 years old. Gavin Gray just returned to school after spending time at a mental health facility following a suicide attempt.

(Photo above: Gavin Gray and his mother, Jenna)

His mother reached out to me for help getting something done at his school about a bullying problem that pushed Gavin Gray to the point of hurting himself. Just a couple of days after I sat down with Jenna and Gavin, the Armstrong School District took action.

I spoke to her about the changes on KDKA Radio:

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