May 15, 2019

Speak Up, Stand Up and Save a Life

Speak Up, Stand Up and Save a Life One of the most popular artists right now is Billie Eilish, a 17-year-old American singer-songwriter with such popular […]
April 10, 2019

The Moments that Shaped Me

My life hasn’t always been easy, and there are several things I wish I could change. Now, I say this very lightly, because the things I […]
March 4, 2019
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The Deepest Cut

At first glance, it may be difficult to distinguish between self-injury and attempted suicide. In both cases, a person may cut, burn, or mutilate themselves. This […]
August 28, 2018
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Under Pressure

  Everyone knows that kids, especially in high school, are pressured with drugs, alcohol, and doing things they know they shouldn’t be. The Adolescent Substance Abuse Knowledge […]
February 23, 2018
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Delaying Action Costs Lives: Treatment

If a child says they are considering suicide or has made a suicide attempt, immediate treatment may be necessary.  “One of the most important things is to […]
February 10, 2018
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Suicide Does Not Discriminate

Each day, an average of 12 young people commit suicide in the United States. Most youth show clear signs of their intention to attempt suicide. But too […]
September 22, 2017

Teen Suicide

Last week was National Suicide Prevention Week in the U.S. On Tuesday, as many people were out to lunch in downtown Phoenix, a man jumped to […]
May 20, 2016

Help your child cope with trauma

What is the best way to talk to children about tragedy and help them cope with traumatic events? Dr. Prakash Masand, a former consulting professor of […]
May 6, 2016

The Issue of Contagion

Along with the previously mentioned causal factors, a common environmental risk for teens can be exposure to the suicidal behavior of others. When a life is […]
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