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Does marijuana use increase teen suicide risk?

In memory of Johnny Stack who died by suicide, November 20, 2019, at age 19

by Laura Stack

Strong emotional content and suicide method referenced. If you are in crisis, text “help” to 741-741 or call 988

My cell phone rang at 1:03 AM on Thursday, November 20, 2019, and I woke with a start. I always kept my ringtone volume on full blast so I hear my son Johnny’s late-night calls. I reached over picked up the phone expecting to see my son’s name on the screen.

Instead, it said Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

“Hello?”

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