Grief counselors available to Carson High students

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The Carson City Sheriff’s Office and Carson City School District on Monday confirmed a Carson High School student died this weekend.

Sheriff Ken Furlong told the Appeal an investigation is taking place, stating there are circumstances involved in the case.

Carson City School District Superintendent Andrew Feuling provided a statement and encouraged students who might be experiencing difficulty to reach out to counselors who are available at Carson High or through online resources.

"The Carson school community was devastated to learn of the loss of one of our Carson High School students to suicide this weekend,” Feuling said. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.”

Carson High School has counselors and social workers available to support students that are struggling to deal with this tragedy. Appointments with CHS social workers can be scheduled by calling 775-283-1834. Community resources are also available.

“It has been widely reported that nationally, we are seeing more frequent and significant mental health concerns among youth in this country, and Carson City is no exception. Please take the time to speak with your student about the importance of mental health. If you feel your student needs help, please encourage them to reach out to their school counselor or a school social worker, or you can initiate the process for them by reaching out to any of the resources listed below,” the district said in a statement.

Resources for students are available to students at Carson High or online at:


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