The tragedies began well before Erik and sadly still continue ...
Below are some news reports about choking game deaths and other incidents associated with
these types of pass-out activities kids are experimenting with.
Many injuries and incidents are never publicized and many deaths are misclassified as suicides
LA County Office of Education Quarterly Newsletter, Page 2, July 2015:
More Great News About our Program in Utah, April 2015:
Utah is the First to Implement Education, December 2014:
On the Main Page of Yahoo.com, December 2014:
ABC Nightline's "Fighting the Deadly Choking Game on You Tube," April 2012:
- Nightline Report - Kids Play the Deadly Choking Game (edited 4:03 min)
- Nightline Report - Kids Play the Deadly Choking Game (full Nightline Segment (5:05 min)
- Choking Game: 1 in 16 Kids have tried it (Nightline Report in Huffington Post)
- Fighting Dangerous Choking Game Videos on You Tube
Teen's of America Radio, April 2015:
- The Choking Game Isn't a Game! (segment starts at 53:35 min.)
NBC-LA, (watch both segments) and a Wonderful Article, January 2015:
NBC's Segment on Erik's Cause, September 2012:
The links below are trusted internet news sites:
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"