Mother's Tragic Loss Inspires Others To Change

The issue of teen suicide is no longer something that is whispered behind closed doors. The numbers for Lucas County are alarming. Over the last year 12% of the sixth through eighth graders reported seriously considering suicide. Even more concerning is that a reported 7% actually attempted suicide. These are statistics from the Healthy Lucas County survey for 2016-2017.

Samantha Boyle Shares her story of losing her 15-year old son Luken to suicide after being bullied on social media. Hear her story of strength in the face of her greatest loss and how she's reaching out to help others so it doesn't happen to another child. Tonight on 13ABC Action News at 6.