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Original post made on Apr 25, 2013

While the bulk of people who attempt suicide are suffering from depression or another treatable mental illness -- 90 percent, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness -- that's not always the case. Caitlin Coblentz, now 22, attempted suicide in 2004 during her freshman year at Amador Valley High School. She was 14.

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Posted by Me Too
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 26, 2013 at 10:07 pm

Over 100 people committed suicide in the US yesterday. 1 person was killed by an assault weapon.

Guess what makes more headlines? Guess which pulls in more money on capitol hill - mental illness or gun control (both sides)?