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How Parents Can Prevent Teen Suicide | Suicide Prevention Michigan

How Parents Can Prevent Teen Suicide | Suicide Prevention Michigan

Suicide is the second most common cause of death among teenagers and young adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Nearly 18% of teenagers have seriously considered taking their own lives, and 8.6% have attempted to at least once. In an era of physical...

When Selfies Turn Into Self Harm

When Selfies Turn Into Self Harm

Self-harm is a growing problem in America, particularly among teenagers and young adults. It is difficult to say just how widespread this issue is because so many sufferers do not seek help for their self-injury. Some experts estimate that 1% of the U.S....

Adolescent Suicide

Adolescent Suicide

No parent wants to think that their child may want to end his or her life. However, the fact is some adolescents reach a point in their lives when the burdens they carry become more than they can manage and they feel the only way of escape is death. Suicide is the...

ADHD Increases Risk Of Suicide And Self-Harm After Childhood Trauma

ADHD Increases Risk Of Suicide And Self-Harm After Childhood Trauma

ADHD and childhood trauma are both influential on a child’s mental health growing up, but a new study from the University of California – Berkeley shows the detriment that comes when these two factors combine. Researchers have determined that children with ADHD who...