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Youth Suicide

Book Excerpt: Post Mortem

Lynn Keane | Posted 06.23.2014 | Books
Lynn Keane

In writing Give Sorrow Words I wanted to invite readers to join me on my journey. My intention was to let our story unfold naturally, not be weighed down by statistics and research. However, it was also important that readers understand that there is never one reason in suicide.

WATCH: Lending An Ear To Prevent LGBT Youth Suicide

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.10.2013 | Gay Voices

In recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day, the Trevor Project is launching the "Talk To Me" campaign, engaging a number of influential faces from...

My Sister Is Mentally Ill And I Can't Help Her

| Posted 03.17.2013 | Teen

This is a teen-written article from our friends at Youth Communication, a nonprofit organization that helps marginalized youth develop their full pote...

Gun Violence, Car Accidents and Fires: Leading Causes of Injury Deaths Among NYC Children

Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D. | Posted 03.24.2013 | New York
Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D.

We reviewed 10 years of data on injury deaths of children from 2001 through 2010. In this report, a special focus was directed to the cause of death among children 13 to 17 years old. Gun violence persists as a leading cause of death in this age group.

Take The Lead And Help Save A Life

Abbe Land | Posted 11.04.2012 | Gay Voices
Abbe Land

This September is National Suicide Prevention Month, a time when we should all learn steps we can take to prevent the tragedy of suicide and take action to reduce risk for all people. During this month of awareness, I urge the LGBT community to take a stand and lead the fight to end suicide.

Suicide Primary Cause Of Death For India Youths

Reuters | Posted 08.22.2012 | World

By Kate Kelland LONDON, June 22 (Reuters) - Suicide is the second most common cause of death for young people in India, a country with...

Katherine Bindley

The Dangerous Mistake We Make About Bullying

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 02.08.2012 | Parents

Tyler Clementi killed himself in 2010 after his roommate at Rutgers University filmed him kissing another man. Phoebe Prince, a 15-year-old girl who m...

Family: 10-Year-Old Girl Killed Herself Because Of Bullying

Posted 11.18.2011 | Chicago

The family of a 10-year-old honor student who killed herself last week said the girl had struggled with bullying at both her school and in her communi...

D.C. Schools Students Reveal High Rates Of Sex, Fear And Suicide Attempts

Posted 11.28.2011 | Education

D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson had some revealing statistics to share with city council members Tuesday -- almost 10 percent of 8th gra...

Principal Investigated For Hypnotizing Suicide Victim

Posted 07.20.2011 | Education

When Wesley McKinley went to his principal George Kenney for help in becoming more focused and outgoing in school, Kenney performed the solution he ty...

Suffering in Silence

Kevin DeSoto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Kevin DeSoto

I challenge the world to start calling "bullying" what it really is: abuse.

Suicide Prevention: Reflections on Student Suicide

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert David Jaffee

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention indicates that youth suicides have been "decreasing" since the mid-1990s. Yet suicide remains the third highest cause of death among 15-24 year olds.

High Suicide Rate on Indian Reservation Near Epidemic Proportions

Tim Giago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tim Giago

With suicide rates soaring among young Native Americans, the Sweetgrass Project is feeling its way through small successes and foibles as it works to reduce suicides on a South Dakota reservation.