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Teenage Suicide

Love Is the Miracle that Helped Me Deal With My Daughter's Depression

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 10.28.2016 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

The doctor turned to me. "Did you know she had been considering suicide?" Unable to speak, I simply shook my head. I had seen marks on her wrists a few weeks before, and she had said something about scissors.

School-Wide Prevention Program Makes Teens Half As Likely To Feel Suicidal

Reuters | Posted 01.03.2016 | Healthy Living

By Madeline Kennedy (Reuters Health) - After a school-based prevention program, European teenagers were about half as likely to attemp...

Students Say Cheerleader, 15, Committed Suicide Over Bullying

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 05.11.2012 | Miami

With senior prom happening at Coral Springs' J.P. Taravella High School, this week was supposed to be an exciting time for students. Instead, many...

Happiness Lost: When Kids Take Their Lives

Randy Taran | Posted 05.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Randy Taran

If we fail to offer the skills of self-awareness, self-mastery, and resilience to this generation, we are leaving them disadvantaged and ill-equipped, with some in a precarious position as they try to find their way in this increasingly high-stress world.

Bullied Teen Carrying Suicide Note Struck And Killed By Bus

Posted 01.04.2012 | New York

A 15-year old teenager from Staten Island died after being struck by a bus while carrying a suicide note on Monday evening. NYPD officials say a wi...

Ontario Town Devastated By Suicides

CBC | Posted 02.06.2012 | Home

Residents of Pembroke, Ont., are devastated and looking for answers after three teenagers committed suicide over the last four months. Co...

The Kids Are Not All Right

Michele Willens | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michele Willens

There are just too many young people suffering and too many parents wondering what they didn't see. Evidence of this heightened anxiety is much discussed and well understood.

What's Going On Inside The Bully?

Dr. John Demartini | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. John Demartini

Labeling young people bullies may just be a sign that we have not mastered the art of communicating with them in a way that they feel heard, appreciated, empowered and loved.

'A Prayer When I Feel Hated': Helping Prevent Gay Teen Suicide

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

The Christian community must reach out more compassionately to gay and lesbian youths. Here is a prayer I composed for all who feel excluded, rejected, marginalized, shamed or made fun of, in any way or place, religious or otherwise.

They Called Her an Irish Slut: Phoebe Prince

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Blake Fleetwood

More than 3,000 teens kill themselves each year; 250,000 attempt suicide. More teenagers and young adults die of suicide than from cancer, heart dise...

Mobbing Mean Girls:

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Blake Fleetwood

The problems of bullying are everywhere, in every school, town, and city in America. If nothing changes, the consequences and mayhem will continue to traumatize the entire nation, again and again.

Study: Many Teens Believe They'll Die Young | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A surprising number of teenagers -- nearly 15 percent -- think they're going to die young, leading many to drug use, suicide attempts and other unsafe...