Suicide Prevention: Resources for Teens
Submitted by sgilmartin@anyt... on Sep 18 2013
Suicide is the third leading cause of death for 15- to 24-year-olds, according to a July 2013 report by the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Many teenagers turn to suicide as a means of escaping bullying. Depression, stress, pressure to succeed and self-doubt are just some of the reasons why teenagers (and adults) may find themselves contemplating suicide. There is a very good chance that at some point we may know somebody who will face depression and possibly the thought of suicide.
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