Suicide is a tragedy of epic proportions. Learn macro-level prevention strategies with the potential to save lives!
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September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. To honor it, we’re exploring warning signs and intervention because education saves lives.
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. To honor it, we’re exploring risk and protective factors because education can saves lives!
Battling depression is hard! Learn more about its intricacies and how to support someone who confronts it.
Every 40 seconds someone takes their life by suicide. Learn how to support someone who is struggling.
Suicide impacts 180 million Americans each year. Empower yourself with the tools to support someone who is struggling.
Learn the warning signs of suicide and how to help someone struggling.
Stanford Children's Health - June 11, 2018 Many teen suicides can be prevented if warning signs are detected and appropriate intervention is conducted. The reasons No two teenagers are alike, but there are some common reasons they consider suicide. Many teens who...
The Sydney Morning Herald - Ariane Beeston I was a newly registered psychologist when my brain broke. On maternity leave from my job in child protection I had what my psychiatrist later explained as a "break from reality" - a psychotic depression. It was a softer way...
A guide for parents to help prevent teen suicide. Psychology Today - June 13, 2013 by Dr. Earl Turner Suicide related behaviors (e.g., suicidal ideation, self-harm, suicide attempt) are becoming more frequent among adolescents and is a major public health issue. Many...
The New York Times - August 17, 2017 by Aaron E. Carroll Rates of teen suicide continue to rise, federal health officials reported this month, with rates for girls higher than at any point in the last 40 years. A rational response would be to engage in evidence-based...
The show, 13 Reasons Why, depicts a teenage girl who dies by suicide. Youth Dynamics created an infographic to help you talk about the show.
Suicide continues to be a very big issue. This infographic highlights some of the most important statistics about suicide by Montana youth in 2015.
Suicide is a scary thought for most parents. Nicole Bergman discusses what parents can do if they are concerned about their child.