Suicide Prevention

One in five young people struggles with mental health issues. The risk for suicide often increases during the teen years when external circumstances can seem to overwhelm some teens. Examples of challenges include disciplinary problems, interpersonal losses, family violence, sexual orientation confusion, physical and sexual abuse and bullying. It’s important to help young people develop healthy coping skills before crisis hits.

> Read the Suicide Prevention Fact Sheet (English)
> Read the Prevencíon del suicidio Fact Sheet (Spanish)

> Listen to Parenting Today show on iHeart Radio: Preventing Teen Suicide

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