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Three longtime employees of the Okeechobee School District have committed suicide over the span of 10 months. Reports tell us that Okeechobee is small community where the school district is the county’s largest employer. Last October a long time school district director committed suicide. Then less than one month later a guidance counselor died by suicide. Sadly a week ago a school district math teacher also died by suicide. Due to the deaths the school system is now offering Mental health services to the staff.

3 employees died by suicide within 10 months, prompting a FL school district to act

School leaders in Okeechobee County are opening up about a new focus on mental health after three longtime employees died by suicide this past year.

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