[PNWHEALTH] FW: Article re: "the choking game"
Deanne.Boisvert at METROKC.GOV
Mon Sep 26 10:09:07 PDT 2005
From: Williams, Kathy (DOH) [mailto:Kathy.Williams at DOH.WA.GOV]
Sent: Monday, September 26, 2005 9:11 AM
Subject: FW: Article re: "the choking game"
Kathy J. Williams, MS
Trauma Prevention Specialist
Office of Emergency Medical Services & Trauma Systems
PO BOX 47853
Olympia, WA 98504-7853
email: kathy.williams at doh.wa.gov
Physical Address: 310 Israel Road
Tumwater, WA 98501
Public Health - Always Working for a Safer and Healthier Washington
From: Ruggles, Deborah
Sent: Monday, September 26, 2005 9:01 AM
To: DOH DL Agency Family Violence Wkgrp; DOH DL Agency Injury
Prevention; 'Carol Wood'; Sue Eastgard
Subject: Article re: "the choking game"
A couple of weeks ago a middle school boy died in Tacoma 'playing' what is
known as "The Choking Game". Because he was by himself and hanging in the
closet, it was unknown whether it was a suicide or not. Attached is a link
to today's story about this youth and warning signs.
Debbie Ruggles, MBA
Violence Prevention Specialist
Injury & Violence Prevention Program
P.O. Box 47832
Olympia, WA 98504-7832
(360) 236-3675 - phone
(360) 753-9100 - fax
debbie.ruggles at doh.wa.gov
Public Health - Always working for a safer and healthier Washington
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