The Addictions Coach: What is The Blue Whale Suicide Challenge, Is it Making its Way Around the World?

 

What is the Blue Whale suicide challenge, how many deaths has the game been linked to in Russia and is it now in the UK?

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Tragic schoolgirl Yulia Konstantinova, 15, posted this picture of a blue whale on Instagram shortly before jumping to her death

excerpt from article By Gemma Mullin, published in The Sun

 

Cops fear vulnerable youngsters are being swayed to take their own lives through sick social media accounts.

BLUE Whale is a twisted suicide challenge that appears to goad vulnerable teens into killing themselves.

The dangerous game has been linked to at least 130 teen deaths in Russia and police in the UK have now started warning parents about the challenge.
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