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Preventing Suicide in Youth

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Just recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported an increase in depression and suicide in teens. In fact, the number of teens who say they have had persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness rose from 28.5% in 2007 to 31.5% in 2017. Even worse, more students confessed they had seriously considered suicide

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