Why are Palo Alto’s Kids Killing Themselves? A conversation with writer Diana Kapp
Show Summary: The city of Palo Alto and the Gunn High School administration are slowly opening up about teen suicides. Questions about the first cluster, in 2009-10, met a wall of silence. But as the school saw more suicides, families and authorities began to open up. In her new article for San Francisco Magazine, Diane Kapp interviews students, adolescent depression experts, and bereaved families to piece together why the phenomenon continues.