Santa Barbara: Suicide prevention and awareness discussed during weeknight workshop at public library


” The Santa Barbara Public Library hosted a teen, parent workshop on suicide and more on Wednesday night.The popular novel and series “Thirteen Reasons Why” helped spark some deep discussions.Like the novel and film adaptation, the workshop dealt with dating violence, sexual assault, and bullying, too.Organizers said there have been at least six suicides in the Santa Barbara County in the past six months.It is the third leading cause of death for young people between the ages of 16 and 25.”