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January 8, 2016

Delaying Action Costs Lives

If a child says he or she is seriously considering suicide or has just made a suicide attempt, immediate treatment at an emergency room may be […]
December 18, 2015

Alcohol and Drugs Magnify Suicide Risk

Parents often ignore teen drinking, dismissing it as a rite of passage, but drinking alcohol puts people of all ages at greater risk for suicide. “As […]
December 5, 2015

Hope And Healing

A look inside the chemistry and causes of Suicide. Each day, an average of 12 young people commit suicide in the United States, leaving behind devastated […]
December 5, 2015

Steer Clear

Driving is a rite of passage—a time of independence for teens, a mixture of relief and dread for parents. While many teenagers can’t wait to get […]
December 5, 2015

The LGBT Factor

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) kids are prime targets for bullying. Eight out of 10 reported being verbally or physically harassed in the past year […]
November 27, 2015

A Parent’s Role

Many parents are unaware of what to do when it comes to helping their teen through a tough time and identifying warning signs or suicide risk […]
November 6, 2015

Understanding Suicide: Myth vs FACT

Suicide is a serious public health problem that takes an enormous toll on families, friends, classmates, co-workers and communities, as well as on our military personnel […]
July 29, 2015

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 himself, causing […]
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