Tahoe Community walks for suicide awareness and to remember Emily Alessi

[South Tahoe Now]

No community is immune to loosing one of their own to suicide. 

A small community faces many of the same risks as do urban centers, and, according to a recent study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicides in rural areas are on the rise.

In just over three years there have been 23 suicides in the Lake Tahoe portions of El Dorado County:
May 1, 2014 - May 1, 2015 - 8 suicides...