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Suicide attempts increase at juvenile prison in Wisconsin

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) - La Crosse County officials are considering structural changes at the county's juvenile prison after a spike in suicide attempts.The Wisconsin State Journal (http://bit.ly/2pCrAcj ) reports 13 juveniles have attempted suicide this year at the center, nearly twice as many as in all of 2016.The head of the county's Health and Human Services Department is asking for more staff. Facility supervisors are looking at replacing doors and bunk beds to prevent hangings.