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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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Troubling Trend in Teen Suicide

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just released a report about a new trend in teen suicide. More teens are choosing strangulation and suffocation as their method. This trend concerns government officials because suffocation is typically more lethal. Unlike attempts at poisoning, most suffocation attempts do end up killing the victim. In addition, more young women are committing

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