The tragedies began well before Erik and sadly still continue ...
Below are some news reports about choking game injuries, deaths
and other incidents associated with pass-out activities.
Many injuries and incidents are never publicized
and many deaths are misclassified as suicide.
Recent Research (2015-2016):
- December 2015, Wisconsin: The Choking Game and YouTube: An Update (Univ of Wisconsin Research Study)
- June 2016, California: Impact of Erik's Cause Training on School Aged Children (UC Davis Medical Center Study)
LA County Office of Education Quarterly Newsletter, July 2015 (page 2):
Implementation of Erik's Cause Training in Utah:
- April 2015: Deadly Choking Game and Teens; How School Districts and Police are Facing the Issue
- December 2014: Curriculum Addresses Potentially Deadly "Choking Game"
THE LINKS BELOW ARE TRUSTED INTERNET NEWS SITES:
March 2017, South Carolina: Family hopes to educate about the dangers of the choking game
March 2017, Indonesia: Also Clever Kids Why Performing the Skip Challenge (translated)
March 2017, Wisconsin: Casting a light on a dangerous game
March 2017, Michigan: School Warns Parents - Potentially Deadly "Choking Game' Is Making a Comeback
March 2017, California: Parents warned of kids' "choking game" dangers
March 2017, Maryland: Blair mourns loss of a student
February 2017, New Jersey: Princeton - Dangerous 'choking game' surfaces at John Witherspoon Middle School
February 2017, Pennsylvania: Parents of victim warn of choking game dangers
February 2017, Texas: Teen, parent, school district warn about consequences of "choke out game"
January 2017, South Carolina: Reports reveal details in child's death
January 2017, South Carolina: School mourns loss of Indian Land boy, 9; coroner says he died of asphyxia
January 2017, Australia: Queensland boy, 13, dies in choking game
December 2016, N/A: Medscape: Youth Engaging in the Choking Game - Be on Alert
November 2016, Utah: The Choking Game in Iron County
November 2016, Illinois: The Choking Game is one that no one ever wins playing (AAP Journals Blog)
November 2016, Ohio: Family 411: Warning kids about the choking game
November 2016, Texas: Teens playing deadly games
October 2016, South Carolina: Parents of choking game victims share warning signs
October 2016, Idaho: Family wants to bring awareness about deadly game
October 2016, Tennessee: Mid-South parents' warning about deadly game
October 2016, Colorado: The Choking Game killed their son
October 2016, Canada: Resident warns of dangers of choking game
October 2016, South Carolina: Rock Hill mom, mourns death of son, 14, in choking game - "It's in my mind forever"
October 2016, South Carolina: York County Coroner's Office and Rock Hill Schools to Host Educational Program on Choking Game
October 2016, West Virginia: Grieving Family warns of dangers of choking game
October 2016, Canada: Choking game fad at Cowichan Valley schools
September 2016, England: Nan's horror at choking game
September 2016, Georgia: Mother says 11-year-old died mimicking prank YouTube video
September 2016, Ohio: Suicide or Choking Game? Experts Weigh in on latest suicide involving student
September 2016, Ohio: Suicide or Choking Game: Grandma speaks out
September 2016, New York: Police can't even say how many lives "choking game" has claimed
September 2016, South Carolina: Boy, 11, dies playing "terrible game" parents say
June 2016, California: Impact of Erik's Cause Training on School Aged Children (UC Davis Medical Center Study)
June 2016, Australia: Queensland teen charged over school choking game
June 2016, Australia: Choking Game Almost Killed Schoolboy
June 2016, England: Boy, 12, Dies after Playing "Choking Game"
May 2016, Canada: This is not a game
May 2016, Canada: B.C. Coroner Report Links "Choking Game" to Nick Lang Death
April 2016, Ohio: Boy Injured in Choking Game
March 2016, South Carolina: Upstate 11-year-old dies playing online ‘pass-out challenge’ game, mother says
January 2016, Utah: The Choking Game: A Deadly Game Teens Play
January 2016, North Dakota: Fargo South AD says Boys Hockey "Choking Game" Incident, Not Hazing
December 2015, Wisconsin: The Choking Game and YouTube: An Update (Univ of Wisconsin Research Study)
December 2015, Washington DC: The Deadly, Persisting Popularity of "The Choking Game"
December 2015, Colorado: 13-year-old Found Dead After Playing the Choking Game, Family Says
December 2015, Colorado: Colorado Springs Family Loses 13-Year-Old Son to the Choking Game
November 2015, Missouri: The Choking Game
October 2015, Illinois: Suicide, Accident or Murder? Cops Investigating Death of 8 year old Found Hanging in Closet
October 2015, Texas: San Marcos teen dies after sleepover ‘choke hold’
September 2015, California: Choking Game Meeting Held at Senior Center
September 2015, California: Kern County Parents Warn of Deadly Choking Game
September 2015, California: Erik's Cause - Drawing Attention to the "Choking Game"
August 2015, Missouri: After Tragedy, Local Mom Discovers Game with Lethal Potential
July 2015, England: Mother whose Son, 14, was Killed Warns Others about the Choking Game
July 2015, England: Parents Warn about Choking Game after Son's Death
July 2015, England: Parents Warning over Deadly Choking Game
June 2015, South Africa: Teen Dies after Playing Choking Game
June 2015, Virginia: Family of Brooke Point Locker-Room Choking Victim Hired Lawyers
June 2015, Virginia: Choking Incident Prompts Stafford to Set Tough Code for Athletes
June 2015, Ireland: Concerned Mum Urges Parents to Beware of New Hanging Craze Sweeping Schools
May 2015, Canada: "Choking Game" Warning Issued in Lambton-Kent
May 2015, Canada: Choking Game Kills, Warns Calgary Family After Losing Son
May 2015, Missouri: Resurgence of Old, Deadly Game has Schools and Parents Worried
May 2015, Colorado: Funeral Home Turns Advertising into Public Awareness
May 2015, Iowa: Jackson County Officials Warn Students about Pass Out Game
May 2015, Australia: Kids Dice with Death over Choking Game
April 2015, Missouri: The Choking Game Isn't a Game! (Teens of America Radio Show) starts at 53:35 min.
April 2015, Missouri: Choking Game is a Dangerous High
April 2015, Missouri: Columbia Public Schools Warning Parents about Dangerous "Pass Out Game"
April 2015, Brazil: Article about the Choking Game (in Portugese)
March 2015, Arizona: Kristi's Kids - A Dangerous Game has one Parent Voicing "Choking Concerns"
March 2015, Canada: New Event Helps Kids "Play it Safe"
March 2015, Wisconsin: Dream of Wauwatosa Skatepark is Close to Realization
January 2015, North Carolina: The Choking Game Resurfacing
January 2015, North Carolina: Stokes County School Officials Warn Parents Bout the Choking Game
January 2015, Idaho: Schools Warn Parents about "Tap Out" Game
January 2015, Nevada: Unconventional Intoxicants include Nutmeg, Choking
January 2015, Texas: Denton County Sheriff Warns of Dangers of Choking Game
January 2015, California: Mother of Choking Game Victim: The Horror Just Stops You Cold"
December 2014, Utah: Curriculum Addresses Potentially Deadly "Choking Game"
December 2014, Pennsylvania: Brentwood Emergency Worker Honored for Efforts with Youth
November 2014, Yahoo Parenting: The Dangerous Choking Game that Killed Four Kids in One Town
November 2014, Utah: Getting Educated About the Choking Game - Presentation for Parents
November 2014, Pennsylvania: Cinnamon Challenge? Choking Game? Social Media Luring Kids to Try Dangerous Stunts
October 2014, Delaware: Choking Game Warning after Boy, 14, Dies
October 2014, Delaware: DSP Warns Parents, Family of Iowa Boy Discusses "Choking Game"
October 2014, Ohio: 11-Year-Old Girl Dies at Middle School in Ohio
October 2014, Illinois: Advocacy in Action- What Parents and Caregivers Need to Know about the Choking Game
October 2014, England: Headteacher Warns of Dangers of Choking Game Craze
September 2014, Norway: Dangerous "Choke Game" Grips Norwegian Schools
September 2014, Ireland: Passout Challenge - Doctor Warns New Online Fainting Craze Putting Kids Lives At Risk
September 2014, Ireland: GP Highlights the Dangers of "Pass Out" Games Among Teens
September 2014, Colorado: Choking Game Death has Spurred Calhan Mother's Outreach
September 2014, Iowa: Storm Lake Woman Arrested after Playing "Pass Out"
August 2014, South Carolina: District Warns "Choking Game" is Deadly
August 2014, Colorado: Local Teen Dies from Choking Game
August 2014, Texas: The Choking Game - It's Not a Game if No One Wins
August 2014, Missouri: Deadly "Choking Game" Spreads Among Teens on Social Media
July 2014, Georgia: Hundreds of Teens have Died Playing this Old, but Popular Game
June 2014, Texas: WFPD Hopes to Raise Awareness of Deadly "Choking Game"
June 2014, Illinois: Barrington School Removes Hooks After Students Caught Playing "Hanging Game"
May 2014, Minnesota: Sheriff Rules Dinsdale Death An Accident
May 2014, Idaho: Non-Profit Brings Awareness to Choking Game
May 2014, Minnesota: Dover-Eyota District Warns About "Deadly Game"
May 2014, Pennsylvania: Moon Area SD Officials, Parents Work to Stop Choking Game
April 2014, Colorado: Deadly Games Popular Among Teens
March 2014, Colorado: One Mom's Mission to Stop the Choking Game
March 2014, Colorado: Mom Believes Son Died from Choking Game, Not Suicide, in Middle School Bathroom
March 2014, Connecticut: Dying to Play the Choking Game
March 2014, Ontario: One year Later - Parents Remember Aja Chandler, Victim of the Choking Game
March 2014, Colorado: How Common is the Choking Game at Carson Middle School?
March 2014, California: Choking Game Spurs Talks at Crystal Middle School
March 2014, Connecticut: Dying to Play the Choking Game
March 2014, New Jersey: Tenafly School District Warns of Passout Game
February 2014, Tennessee: Five Farragut Middle Students Disciplined for Playing Choking Game
February 2014, South Africa: The Choking Game Could be your Child's Last Game - Ever
February 2014, South Africa: Boy (9) Accidentally Hangs Himself
February 2014, Utah: Leadership Conference Just Around the Corner
February 2014, Minnesota: Choking Game Kills MN Man
February 2014, Minnesota: A Deadly High
February 2014, California: Roseville Elementary School Parents Warned About Pass-Out Game
January 2014, Indiana: Family Blames "Choking Game" for Teen's Death
January 2014, Wisconsin: Helpful Couple at Cemetery Dig up Gift for Late Son's Skate Park Dream
January 2014, Pennsylvania: Help for Families - Could my Kids be Playing the Choking Game?
January 2014, South Africa: Did "Game" Take Teens Life?
January 2014, Indiana: Family Blames Choking Game for Son's Death
December 2013, Oregon: Beaverton Boy Rushed to Hospital after Being Choked at School
November 2013, Tennessee: Bedford Co. Student Hospitalized, Another Charged After Choking Game
November 2013, California: Surfing Champ Shaun Tomson Recounts Losing Son to 'Choking Game'
November 2013, Canada: Chandler Family hopes PSA will help Prevent Choking Game
October 2013, Illinois: RI Man Sentenced in Choking Game
October 2013, Ireland: Are Your Children Playing the Deadly Choking Game?
October 2013, Connecticut: Death by Choking Game
October 2013, Illinois: Ogden School Warns Parents of Choking Game Activity in La Grange
October 2013, Ireland: Teen in Critical Condition after Playing Choking Game - Ireland
October 2013, Florida: Family Warns of Dangers of Auto-erotic Asphyxiation and the Choking Game
October 2013, Utah: A Most Dangerous Game
October 2013, Colorado: Ride to Raise Awareness on Deadly Choking Game
October 2013, Montana: Blaze a Trail- Memorial Event Spreading Awareness about The Choking Game
September 2013, Utah: 11-Year Old Boy Dies in Accidental Hanging on Exercise Equipment
September 2013, Texas: Choking Game Played by Kids Threatens Big Country School Districts
August 2013, Wisconsin: Mother of Choking Game Victim Appears in PSA
August 2013, England: Prime Minister Gives Support to Southwick Mum's Fainting Game Warning
August 2013, Australia: Doing the Funky Chicken for Kicks: The Choking Game Gets Updated
July 2013, New Jersey: Choking Game Talk Planned for July 29 in Flemington
July 2013: Canada: Clinical Pediatrics - The Choking Game and You Tube, A Dangerous Combination
July 2013, England: Parents Warn of 'Fainting Game' Craze After Son Ends Up In Coma
June 2013, North Carolina: Parents Say Son Died Playing Choking Game
June 2013, Washington: Boy, 12, Accidentally Hangs Himself in Central Washington
June 2013, Wisconsin: Principal Takes Action after Seeing Video of Boys Playing Choking Game
June 2013, Australia: Teens Play a Deadly Game - Self-Suffocation Game at School
May 2013, Kentucky: Kentucky Teen Accidentally Strangles Himself to Death with a Dog Leash
May 2013, Illinois: Teen Charged in Choking Game Incident
May 2013, Minnesota: Girl home from Hospital Warns About the Choking Game
May 2013, Colorado: Another Colorado Springs Student Dies from Playing "Choking Game"
April 2013, Alabama: Huntsville Mother Issues Warning About the Choking Game
April 2013, North Carolina: NC Teen Dies from Choking Game: Risky Behavior Class offered for Parents
April 2013, Colorado: District 20 Grieves Another Boy Lost to Choking Game
April 2013, Illinois: Mom Warns Teens about Deadly Game at Memorial for her Son
April 2013, Illinois: Dozen Youth Treated after Choking Game
March 2013, Scotland: Horror as Schoolboy is Found Hanged
March 2013, England: School Children Playing Deadly Fainting Game
March 2013, Canada: Deadly Choking Game Your Kids might be Playing
March 2013, Canada: Choking Game Believed to Claim the Life of Belle River Girl, Age 11
February 2013, Rhode Island: Choking Game
February 2013, Wisconsin: Parents Warn of Dangerous, Fatal Game
February 2013, Canada: Deadly Game Claiming Kids as Young as 9
January 2013, Pennsylvania: Swiftwater Boy's Death Not a Suicide
January 2013, United Kingdom: "Mischievous" Boy, 11, Accidentally Hanged Himself Trying to Play a Prank on his Father and Brother
January 2013, Idaho: Father Raises Awareness about Dangers of Choking Game
January 2013, Pennsylvania: Bangor School Officials Warn Parents of Student Choking Game
January 2013, Pennsylvania: The Deadly Choking Game - Is Your Child Playing It? How Would You Know? Part 2
January 2013, England: Boy Found Hanged "May Have Been Playing Prank"
January 2013, Florida: Pensacola Boy Dies After Accidental Hanging
January 2013, Wisconsin: Teen's Choking Game Death Leads Mom to Education Effort
December 2012, Wisconsin: 15-year old dies from choking game
December 2012, Wisconsin: Medical Examiner's Report Confirms Teen Died While Playing Choking Game
December 2012, Wisconsin: Racine Mother Believes Son is Victim of Choking Game
December 2012, England: Schoolboy, 14, Found Hanged "in Fainting Game" was About to Become a Father
November, 2012, Ireland: School Finds No Evidence of "Choking Practice"
November 2012, Utah: Parents fighting deadly choking game epidemic
October 2012, Missouri: This Thursday, 10-11-12, Parents Unite to Raise Awareness of Kids' Choking Game
October 2012, Canada: Mom Says Parents Can Prevent Tragedy Through Education
October 2012, Washington: Choking Game Awareness Day
October 2012, Texas: My Fainting Game Story for KDBC
October 2012, California: Valley middle schoolers caught playing "pass out" game
September 2012, California: California Teen Dies in Freak Accident After Mimicking You-Tube Pass-Out Game
September 2012, Wisconsin: South Milwaukee School Officials Warning of "Choking Game After Student Deathl
September 2012, Canada: Guelph Police - Choking Game has Fatal Consequences
September 2012, California: Auburn Couple Who Lost Son to Choking Game Work for Awareness on Deadly Danger
September 2012, Montana: Lone Rock - Grieving Parents Hope to Prevent More "Choking Game" Deaths
September 2012, California: Teen Dies After Trying "Pass-Out" Game on YouTube
August 2012, England: Revealed - 1 in 16 Teenagers has played "Choking Game
August 2012, Wisconsin: The Choking "Game"
July 2012, Wisconsin: A Dangerous Game - Choking Game Tale of Caution
July 2012, Australia: Dangerous Choking Game in School
July 2012, New Zealand: Kids Caught in Choking Game
July 2012, Australia: Choking Game Killed Daughter
June 2012, Belgium: "The Choking Game" Claims First Fatal Belgian Victim
June 2012, California: Couple Who Lost Son to Choking Game Work for Awareness
June 2012, New Zealand: School Choking Game Sparks Death Fear
June 2012, Ohio: Choking - The game that Isn't
June 2012, Massachusetts: California Knock-Out
June 2012, Australia: Choking Game Fad a Danger in Schoolyards
June 2012, Australia: Students Suspended for Playing "Choking Game"
May 2012, Illinois: Wheaton School Warns Parents about Kids Trying Risky "Pass-Out" Game
May 2012, Washington: Does School Surveillance Show "Choking Game" or Assault?
May 2012, Iowa: Choking Game Concerns One Eastern Iowa District
May 2012, Georgia: Macon Woman Opens Home to 100 Foster Children (one died from Choking Game)
May 2012, New Zealand: Teen's Hanging "Accidental" - Coroner
April 2012, California: Dr. Drew - "The Choking Game is No Game"
April 2012, South Africa: Family Mourns Boy's Heartbreaking Death
April 2012, Idaho: Former Bellevue Boy Dies from Choking Game
April 2012, NPR, Deadly "Choking Game" Comes with Big Risks
April 2012, Oregon: Oregon Youth Say They Played "Choking Game"
April 2012, California: ABC Nightline - Choking Game Spreads on YouTube
April 2012, South Africa: Family Mourns Boy's Heartbreaking Death
April 2012, South Carolina: Shell Point Family Remembers Daughter Through Donations to Animal League
April 2012, Idaho: Former Bellevue Boy Dies from Choking Game
April 2012, Canada: Canada Health, Suicide Rates Among Canadian Girls Rising
March 2012, Texas: "Choking Game" Continues to Affect Area Families
March 2012, Michigan: Your Life Changes in an Instant
March 2012, Your Teen Magazine, Warning - The Choking Game
February 2012, South Carolina: Jury Awards $1M to South Carolina Teens in Choking Game Lawsuit
February 2012, Massachusetts: Dr. Jeff Hersch - Kids Don't Know the Dangers of the Choking Game
February 2012, Maryland: Parents Warned of Pass-Out Challenge Games
February 2012, Texas: Plano ISD Warns Parents About "Fainting Game"
February 2012, Oregon: It's Dangerous. You Should Stop Doing It
January 2012, Texas: Texas College Study Finds 1 in 7 College Students Have Tried It
January 2012, Hawaii: Students Playing a Potentially Deadly Game
January 2012, Texas: Study Finds Choking Game Prevalent Among Texas Teens
January 2012, Texas: Students Report Playing Dangerous "Choking Game"
January 2012, Georgia: Son's Death Puts Mom on Mission
December 2011, California: Millbrae Teen's Death Blamed on Choking Game
December 2011, Georgia: Kids and the Very Dangerous Choking Game
December 2011, Ohio: Chagrin Falls - Warning to Parents about Breath-Holding Games
December 2011, New York: Choking Game a Deadly High for Today's Teens
December 2011, Illinois: Wood River Death Ruled an Accident
December 2011, Wisconsin: Questions Remain Monday in Death of Young Milwaukee Boy
December 2011, Tennessee: Donate Blood in Memory of Jason Archer and Donate a Toy for a Warren County Child
December 2011, Nebraska: Students Warned that "Knock Out" a Deadly Game
November 2011, England: Shoreham Mum Speaks Out about Deadly "Game" which Killed Son
November 2011, Canada: Why are Teens Choking Themselves to Death?
November 2011, Texas: Choking Game Causes Fear at Area School
November 2011, Arkansas: Three Arkansas Teens have Died from Choking Themselves
October 2011, Utah: Teens Death Draws Attention to the Choking Game
October 2011, Australia: Grieving Parents Warn of Deadly Choking Game that Killed their Daughter
October 2011, Minnesota: Armstrong Students Suspended, Jailed after Choking Game Incident
October 2011, Canada: Saskatoon Family Goes Public after Son Dies from Choking Game
October 2011, Georgia: Mom Mourns Loss of Son to Choking Game
October 2011, Missouri: Teens Playing New Deadly Choking Game
October 2011, California: Mt. Diablo Elementary Sends Email to Parents regarding "The Fainting Game"
October 2011, North Carolina: Family, Friends Remember Concord Youth, Hope to Spread Awareness
October 2011, Ireland: Dangerous Game Played in Schools
October 2011, Minnesota: Choking Incident Leads to Suspensions of Three Seniors
October 2011, South Carolina: "Choking Game" Incident Spurs Safety Concerns
September 2011, Montana: Mother Uses Son's Death to Educate Others about "Choking Game"
September 2011, Singapore: Teens Seen Playing Dangerous Game
September 2011, England: Forced Fainting May Have Caused William Stanesby's Death
September 2011, Hawaii: The Choking Game
September 2011, Ohio: Brimfield - "Choking Game" May Have Led to 11-Year-Old's Death
August 2011, Missouri: Parents Say their Son Died Playing Choking Game
August 2011, Colorado: 12-Year-Old Boy Dies After Playing the Choking Game
August 2011, Ohio: Brimsfield - Choking Game May Have Led to 11-Year Old's Death
August 2011, Colorado: Choking Game Kills 12 Year Old, Parents Urging Awareness
August 2011, Colorado: Boy Dies from Choking Game
August 2011, Kentucky: PRP Teen Dies After Family Believes He Played the "Pass Out Game"
August 2011, South Africa: Riding the Wave of Grief
August 2011, New Zealand: "Choking Game" Death Warning
July 2011, Kentucky: Death Motivates Cousin to Advocacy
June 2011, England: Fainting Game Claimed Life of Tragic 12-year-old
June 2011, Missouri: Fulfilling a Young Man's Vision
June 2011, Idaho: Twin Falls Dad Hopes to Teach Parents about Dangerous Game
June 2011, Georgia: Video Shows Local Teens Trying "Passing Out" Game
May 2011, Minnesota: Maple Grove Teen's Death Prompts Warning about Choking Game
May 2011, Georgia: 10-Year-Old Boy Dies Apparently Playing Choking Game
May 2011, Idaho: Parents Say Twin Falls Boy Died from Playing Choking Game
May 2011, England: Teens Play Deadly Choking Game
May 2011, South Carolina: What Appears to be Suicide Could Be the Choking Game
May 2011, Minnesota: Robbinsdale District Warns Parents of "Choking Game"
April 2011, Alabama: Choking Definitely Not a Game According to Local Parent Who Lost Son
April 2011, Florida: Parents Warned Of Dangerous "Choking Game"
March 2011, Washington: Student Injured in Choking Game
March 2011, Georgia: GA Choking Game Death Spurs Parents to Learn More
March 2011, Wisconsin: Clean Up Day Honors Son
March 2011, Florida: Deadly Choking Game Claims Central Florida Children
February 2011, North Carolina: Students Suspended for Choking Each Other
February 2011, South Carolina: Parents Have Warning After Son Dies from Choking Game
February 2011, Georgia: Parents Discuss Deadly Choking Game After Teen's Death
February 2011, Washington: Families Who Say Their Boys Were Bullied File Lawsuit Against School Districts
February 2011, Alabama: Mother Blames Son's Death on Choking Game
February 2011, California: "Choking Game" Raises Parent's Concern
February 2011, Michigan: Schools - Beware of "Choking Game"
January 2011, Switzerland: French Concern Rises over 11 Year Old's Death by Hanging
January 2011, Utah: Teen's Death Draws Attention to Choking Game
January 2011, Utah: Murray Students Suspended for Playing Pass-Out Game
December 2010, Russia: Deathly Trips to Parallel Worlds Become Popular with Teenagers
December 2010, Pennsylvania: Nazareth Student Found Delinquent in Choking Case
December 2010, New Zealand: Texts Link to Choking Game
December 2010, Michigan: Boy, 11, Dies from "Choking Game"
December 2010, Tennessee: Pleadings from a Grieving Mom
December 2010, Pennsylvania: Officials - Students Choking to Get High
November 2010, Australia: Choking Game Causes SEQ Student to Collapse Unconscious
November 2010, Colorado: Choking Game Steals Life of 9-year-old
November 2010, Colorado: Choking Game Sparks Another Close Call
November 2010, Nebraska: Victim's Family Fights Choking Game
October 2010, Ohio: Massillon Sixth-Grader Suffered Seizure at School Playing "Tap Out"
October 2010, Montana: Lone Rock - Grieving Parents Hope to Prevent more Choking Game Deaths
October 2010, Washington: San Juan Island School Officials Warn Asphyxiation Game is no "Game"
September 2010, Australia: Boy Dies after "Choking" Game
September 2010, Italy: Dangerous Games, Balconing and Choking Game, are Killing Young People
September 2010, Montana: Missoula Mom Shares Son's "Choking Game" Tragedy
September 2010, England: Hanged 13-Year-Old Boy's Mother Warns of "Choking Game"
September 2010, California: Choking Game Death in Auburn Stuns Teen's Family
September 2010, England: Sian, 13, Killed by "Rebirth" Choking
September 2010, Indiana: Dangerous Game Kills Hoosier Teen
August 2010, Australia: Teens Toy with Death Online
August 2010, England: Boy, 13, Accidentally Dies Attempting New Internet Craze "Choking Game"
July, 2010, United Arab Emirates: In the High Lane: Can of Worms
July 2010,Canada: Mother Warns Parents of Dangerous Game
July 2010, Illinois: Two Teens Die in Deadly Asphyxiation Games in Past Two Weeks in Chicago Area
June 2010, Canada: Quebec Family Mourns Death of 12-Year-Old Son
June 2010, Tennessee: The Dangerous Lives of "Tweens and Teens" - Part One: The Choking Game
May 2010, California: Santa Paula School Officials Warn Parents about "Choking Game"
May 2010, Texas: Choking Game Takes the Life of West Texas Girl
April 2010, Nebraska: Huffington Post: "Choking Game" Alarms Police, Parents
April 2010, California: Boy Accidentally Hangs Self in Choking Game
March 2010, Nebraska: Nebraska Boy Dies Playing Choking Game
March 2010, Alabama: The "Choking Game"
March 2010, Nebraska: Nebraska Boy Dies Playing "The Choking Game"
March 2010, Guam: Choking Game is a Worry for Guam
March 2010, Dr. Oz: The Choking Game, Part 1
March 2010, Maine: Bangor Doctor says Choking Game "Common"
March 2010, Alaska: Choking Game
March 2010, Louisiana: Choking Game Becoming a Deadly Teen Trend
March 2010, New Zealand: Playground Choking Game Reaches NZ Schools
February 2010, New York: Many Doctors Unaware of the Choking Game
February 2010, Texas: Safety Officials Warn Against "Choking Game"
February 2010, Washington: Kingston Teen Jailed for Putting Stranglehold on Fellow Student
February 2010, Michigan: Experiment Gone Wrong May have Claimed "Gentle Giant"
January 2010, England: Schoolgirl, 10, Accidentally Hanged Herself with Dressing Code as she Danced to Lady Gaga
January 2010, England: Teenagers Risk Death in Internet Strangling Craze
January 2010, Texas: Teens' "Choking Game" a Concern for Parents
January 2010, Maine: A Dangerous Game and Warning to Parents
January 2010, New York: Olean Officials: Choking No Game
January 2010, England: Time: A Dangerous Pasttime for Teens: The Choking Game
January 2010, Oregon: "Choking Game" Dangers Cited
January 2010, England: Shocking Videos of Teenagers Choking and Strangling Each Other
December 2009, California: The "Choking Game" can be a Deadly One
December 2009: Early News - Docs Unaware of "Choking Game?"
December 2009, Germany: Experts Warn Parents of "Fainting Game" after Teen Death
December 2009, New Jersey: Warren County Teen Dies of Brain Injury Believed to be Sustained During Choking Game
November 2009, Wisconsin: Family Seeks to Give Kids Bright Future
November 2009, Washington: Kalama Police Investigating Teen Choking Game Following YouTube Posting
November 2009, Nebraska: Parents, Teachers Warned to Watch for Symptoms of Auto Asphyxia
October 2009, Russia: Choking Game Causing Death and Brain Damage
October 2009, Connecticut: Choking Game has Parents on Alert
October 2009, Texas: Parents try to Spread Word on "Game" that Kills
September 2009, Michigan: Deadly High - "Choking Game" Leads to Accidental Death of 13-year old Grand Blanc Student
September 2009, England: Tragedy of Choking Game Lad
August 2009, Australia: The Choking Game - Hunter Teens in Deadly Search of High
July 2009, Wales: Boy, 13, Recovering after Playground Choking Game Goes Wrong
July 2009, New Jersey: Deadly Kids' "Choking Game" Hits Close to Home in Warren County
July 2009, Wisconsin: Columbus Teen Dies After "Choking Game"
June 2009, Australia: Teenagers Fall for Fainting Game
June 2009, Switzerland: Lausanne Teenagers' Deaths from Scarf Game, Family Goes Public
April 2009, North Carolina: Grieving Parents Warn about "Choking Game"
March 2009, Georgia: Choking Game Death
March 2009, Ohio: Tri-Valley Says Choking Incident on Bus Part of "Game"
March 2009, North Carolina: Teen-Produced PSA Warns About "Choking Game"
February 2009, Colorado: Mother Aims for Awareness of Dangerous Youth Trend
February 2009, Indiana: The Choking Game - Are your Kids Playing?
January 2009, Australia: Teens Risk Life in Choking Game
January 2009, Texas: Study - Many Doctors Unaware of "Choking Game"
December 2008, Montana: Missoula Mom Shares Son's Choking Game Tragedy
December 2008, Connecticut: Connecticut Officials Say Middle-Schoolers Played Choking Game
December 2008, North Carolina: North Carolina Teen Dies Playing Choking Game
September 2008, Colorado: Girl's Death Gets Fresh Look with New Details
August 2008, New Jersey: Boy, 8, Dies after Hanging
August 2008, Nebraska: Choking Game Suspected in Boy's Death
August 2008, South Africa: "Choking Game" Claims Teen
July 2008, Colorado: In Memory of Samantha Renee Marquez
June 2008, Florida: Choking Game Blamed in Suffocation of St. Pete Girl, 11
May 2008, Arizona: The Choking Game
May 2008, Wisconsin: Game Can Lead to Injury, Death
May 2008, Canada: Some 79,000 Ont. Students Play Choking Game - Survey
April 2008, Oklahoma: The Dangerous Choking Game
April 2008, Oregon: School Reacts to Choking Game
March 2008, South Africa: Boy Chokes to Death on "Game"
March 2008, Ohio: Mourning Ohio Dad - School 'Net Surfing Killed Son
March 2008, Louisiana: Teachers Use News Story to Warn Students About "The Choking Game"
February 2008, Indiana: The Choking Game - How Young are the Players?
February 2008, Washington: TV Interview About My Child Dying from the Choking Game
February 2008, South Carolina: Study Focuses on Deaths from "Choking Game"
February 2008, Texas: Parents Warned of Dangerous "Game"
February 2008, Arkansas: Safety Alert-Parents Beware of Children's Deadly Game
February 2008, Canada: Canada Looks into Choking Game Deaths
February 2008, Florida: One Mom's Story of the Fatal Choking Game-CDC Reports 82 Deaths
February 2008, Reuters-U.S. says 82 Youths have Died in Choking Game
February 2008, Canada: It's No Game
February 2008, Washington: Mom Still Grieves for Son Lost to Choking Game
January 2008, Canada: Students Kicked Off Team after Teaching Players the Choking Game
January 2008, Sweden: Boy Dies after Playing Choking Game
January 2008, Georgia: Central GA Teens Playing Deadly Game
January 2008, Kentucky: A Dangerous Game - Parents Spread Word after Son's Death
December 2007, India: It was Choking Game Gone wrong in India, Say Parents of Mumbai Boy
December 2007, Iowa: Zach's Mistake - 15-Year-Old Dies Playing The Choking Game
December 2007, England: Girl's Hanging Death Accidental
October 2007, New Hampshire: Dangerous Game Worries NH Mothers
October 2007, Ohio: Students Suspended for Playing Choking Game at Gym Class
October 2007, Illinois: A Warning to Parents
September 2007, California: Deadly Game - What May Seem Harmless to Teens is Killing Them
August 2007, Peru: Two Children Die Playing The Choking Game in Lima, Peru
August 2007, South Africa: Durbs' Magazine, The Choking Game
July 2007, South Africa: Boy's Death Raises Spectre of Choking Game
July 2007, Korea: Fainting Games Can Be Deadly
June 2007, France: French Children Risk Lives in Strangling Game
June 2007, Kentucky: Dangerous Game
June 2007, Canada: Mother Warns Others About Choking Game
May 2007, Kentucky: Jeff Walk Honors 13-Year-Old
May 2007, Pennsylvania: Dedication at Tarentum Skate Park Honors Teen
April 2007, Texas: The Choking Game
April 2007, Montana: Health Official Warns of Choking Game
April 2007, Kentucky: Heartland Parents Learn About the Choking Game
April 2007, Missouri: Parents Say Their Son Died Playing The Choking Game
March 2007. Kentucky: Investigators Think 8th Grader May Have Died Playing The Choking Game
March 2007, Texas: Teenager Casts Light on a Shadowy Game
March 2007, California: Andre Anderson (16) was Found Hanged from a Tree in a Park After Playing the Choking Game
March 2007, Nebraska: Choking Game Comes with Deadly Consequences
February 2007, Georgia: Parents Warn that Game Kills
February 2007, Pennsylvania: Guardian Talks about Highlands Teen's Death from Choking Game
February 2007, Ohio: 12-Year-Old Newark Boy Dies During Choking Game
January 2007, Maine: Choking Game a Matter of Life and Death
January 2007, Nebraska: Parents Be Aware - The Choking Game Poses Dangerous Threat to Local Youth
January 2007, New York: Dangerous Experiments Explode on YouTube with Fire, Drugs, Choking
December 2006, Washington: Child Dies in Choking Accident
November 2006, Pennsylvania: Risks of Choking Game Often Unknown
November 2006, Ohio: The Choking Game
November 2006, Canada: Mom Speaks Out Against Choking Game
November 2006, Missouri: Barnhart Mother Speaks Out About Son's Death from Choking Game
November 2006, Missouri: Mother Furious About Choking Game; Son Choked Unconscious
October 2006, Pennsylvania: Deadly Teen Game Ends Boy's Life; Family Speaks Out to Warn Others
October 2006, Illinois: Woman who Lost Her Son Knows Its Deadly Consequences
September 2006, Alaska: Summit Gives Tips to Keep Kids Safe
August 2006, New York: DA Wright Warns Parents of Deadly Choking Game
August 2006, Texas: Another Senseless Choking Game Death, This Time in Spring, Texas
July 2006, Wales: Teenager's Ligature "Test" Death
June 2006, Canada: Choking Death Prompts Bracelet Campaign
June 2006, Ohio: Games to Play with Drug Warriors
June 2006, Arizona: Teen Choking Game has Fatal Consequences
May 2006, Ohio: Deputies Warn of Deadly Choking Game
May 2006, Canada: Choking Game Went Too Far, Mom Says
May 2006, Pennsylvania: Teens Talk Openly About Choking Game
May 2006, Washington: Auburn Student Warns of Choking Game Dangers
May 2006, Ohio: Student Athlete Dies after Playing Choking Game
May 2006, New Hampshire: Police Proactive on Internet Dangers, Choking Game
April 2006, Canada: Child's Play Can Be Fatal
April 2006, Illinois: Another Choking Game Death - Why It's So Important to Know the Warning Signs
April 2006, Indiana: Choking Game Ignites Fears
April 2006, West Virginia: W. Virginia Student Dies during Choking Game
April 2006, Maryland: Game Causes Teen's Death
April 2006, South Africa: Matthew Thomson - RIP
March 2006, Canada: Local School Warns Parents of Dangerous Game
March 2006, Ohio: Coroner Warns of Choking Game's Dangers
March 2006, Ohio: Teen Dies in Possible Choking Game Incident
March 2006, Pennsylvania: High School Declines to Publish Report of Choking Game Victim from Lawrence
March 2006, California: Kids are Killing Themselves Chasing a "Natural High"
March 2006, Colorado: Teammates Remember Boy Who Died Playing Choking Game
March 2006, New Hampshire: Police Issue Warnings about Choking Game
February 2006, Pennsylvania: Following Choking Game Death, Mt. Lebanon Families, Experts Tackle High Risk Behavior
February 2006, Pennsylvania: Choking Game Blamed in Death of Mount Lebanon Teen
February 2006, Tennessee: Child Dies After Playing "Hanging Game"
February 2006, Idaho: Choking; a Dangerous Game with Deadly Possibilities
February, 2006, North Carolina: Choking Game has No Winner
January 2006, Canada: School Principals, Police Respond to Choking Game
January 2006, California: Dangerous Choking Game Claims Life of Young Girl
January 2006, Georgia: Choking Game Fatal to Teens
December 2005, Arizona: Teen Death Blamed on Deadly Game
December 2005, Ohio: "Gasp" Game can Turn Deadly for Youths
December 2005, New Mexico: The Choking Game
December 2005, California: Dangerous Game Among Kids a Concern
November 2005, Texas: Deadly Choking Game Becoming Popular with Kids
November 2005, Washington: Newsweek, Middle Schoolers - Tragic Results from a Deadly Game
November 2005, Pennsylvania: Boy Dies from Playing Choking Game
November 2005, California: Sasha is Dead, but Why?
November 2005, Kansas: Teens Dying from the Choking Game
October 2005, Colorado: Boulder Schools Worry Choking Game Could Catch On
October 2005, Wisconsin: Boy Dies after Playing Choking Game
October 2005: Poynter Monday Edition - The Choking Game
October 2005, Washington: Choking - A "Game" that Steals Young Lives
September 2005, Washington: Grays Harbor County Youth Injured in Choking Game
September 2005, Washington: Renton Schools Warn of Choking Game After Student Dies
September 2005, Washington: Schools Warn About Self-Choking
September 2005, North Carolina: Mother Suspects Choking Game Cause of Son's Death
September 2005, California: Dr. Phil, The Deadly Teen Choking Game - A Mom in Mourning
August 2005, Ohio: Teen Dies After Choking Himself to Get (Head) Rush
August 2005, Massachusetts: Choking Game's Deadly Lure
August 2005: People Magazine, Deadly Game
August 2005, Kansas: A Fatal Game
August 2005, California: Choking Game Claims Life of One Californian Teenager
July 2005, Idaho: ABC 20/20, Choking Game is Deadly Child's Play
July 2005: CBS Early Show, Choking Game a Deadly Trend
July 2005, Pennsylvania: Choking Game Could Cost Young Lives
July 2005, Idaho: Idaho Boy Dies while Playing Choking Game
June, 2005, Israel: Fainting Game Almost Ends in Tragedy
December 2003, England: Accidental Hanging After Argument
February 2002, Oregon: Asphyxiation is No Way to get a Thrill, Teens Are Told
September 2001, Injury Prevention, Self Strangulation by Hanging from Cloth Tower Dispensers in Canadian Schools
March 1999, England: Eton Boy Died After "Fainting Game"