Parents & students call for change after 5th student from Queen Creek commits suicidePosted: Updated:
Rudy Bencomo took his own life in August. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Rudy’s friend and classmate Justin Palm has struggled with suicidal thoughts too. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Queen Creek Unified said their counselors will be screening all high school students for mental health by this April. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
“When you hear of another student taking their life, and another parent has to join your group of parents who have lost their child, it sets you back,” said Deanna Bencomo.