Diana Vazquez on the suicide of Adrian Alvarez, 16 X Adrian Alvarez had previously threatened to kill himself on social media sites.
"We look at any incident like this and see if there’s anything that we should put in place for safety measures," Tiffany Young, a spokeswoman for the Austin Independent School District. X (meaning looking into upgrading the school’s metal detectors and security)
(Stigma: Mental health is a problem in our schools? - Let’s respond as we have done for decades by making the schools stricter, more hostile fearful places to be - places you can get dragged out of any time by law enforcement because you might be a threat. Let’s not accept that there is no such thing as immunity to mental health problems. Let’s pretend it only happens to an unlucky highly-defective few and let’s take steps to weed them out and keep them from negatively influencing the potential of our normal valuable students.)