teen suicide prevention

Suicide Prevention – 10 Questions and Answers

Suicide is a scary topic. But it’s important to know how to talk to someone in crisis. Underestimating this need is a terrible mistake. Suicide is the third leading cause of death for 15 to 24-year-olds, says the prevention group Do Something.  We can learn to address the needs of people who are suffering so… Read more »

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Teen Suicide Prevention: Teachers and Educators

The Role of Teachers in Preventing Suicide As a teacher you are in the position to reach out to student at risk for suicide Youth suicides, or suicide attempts, rarely take place in schools, but many young people who are at risk of suicide attend school and exhibit warning signs.  When teachers recognize theses signs… Read more »

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Suicide Prevention

When you are assisting someone who you feel may be suicidal, there are certain things you should do and certain things you should not. Here, briefly, are some of the DOs and  DONT’S of suicide prevention: DOs Be aware. Learn the warning signs Get involved. Become available. Show interest and support. Ask if she or… Read more »

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