Can Meditation Prevent Suicide?
A high school experienced several suicides so meditation was used to lower student stress.
By Ari Daniel and Sara Tewksbury
Over several years, Henry M. Gunn High School in Palo Alto, California reeled from a string of student suicides. A group of educators and students responded by working with health professionals to get to the root of the problem. Their answer was to implement meditation and mindfulness training to improve student wellbeing and mental health.