The Secretary of Education heads to his office in the morning as his clearly depressed daughter prepares for school
Have a good day at school, Stacey.
You too, Dad.
As he enters, the radio provides expository information, stating that the CDC is slated to announce an increase in numbers associated with the ‘Mental Health Epidemic’ seen in younger populations
The Secretary enters a meeting with his staff and the staff of the Secretary of Health and Human Services to address the epidemic within schools. A heated debate occurs, with the Secretary of Education refusing to implement mental health services in schools due to the scarcity of resources and a crippling sense of state’s rights.
Meanwhile, the story is interspersed with scenes of his daughter preparing a suicide.
The story ends with a heavy indication that the daughter carried through the act, and the Secretary being informed, to his grief.
I am sorry this story is horrible. It's Thanksgiving and I need to get this done...