Archive for the ‘Suicide’ Category

  • Invalidated By Family & Peers Suicide/Self-Harm Risk For Teens-TeenRehab

    Family And Peer Invalidation: A Suicide And Self-Harm Risk For Teens

    Dec 2, 14 • 1475 Views • SuicideComments Off on Family And Peer Invalidation: A Suicide And Self-Harm Risk For Teens

    By Christi van Eyken Teenagers who experience a lack of acceptance or feelings of invalidation from their family and their peers are at a greater risk for...

  • Suicide Attempts Higher Among Adolescent Ecstasy Users - TeenDrugRehabs

    Suicide Attempts Higher Among Adolescent Ecstasy Users

    Nov 14, 14 • 1199 Views • SuicideComments Off on Suicide Attempts Higher Among Adolescent Ecstasy Users

    By Christi van Eyken Suicide is the third-leading cause of death in the United Sates among people between the ages of 10 and 24. Data from the 2000 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse (NSHDA) suggests that adolescents between the ages of...

  • Using Twitter To Prevent Suicide - Teen Drug Rehabs

    Using Twitter To Prevent Suicide

    Sep 16, 14 • 1226 Views • SuicideComments Off on Using Twitter To Prevent Suicide

    The way teens communicate has changed dramatically in recent years. Instead of exchanging information in dribs and drabs by congregating in groups after school or spending hours on the phone, teens are now able to blast everyone...

  • Connection Between Bullying And Suicide - TeenDrugRehabs.com

    What’s The Connection Between Bullying And Suicide?

    Sep 9, 14 • 1298 Views • SuicideComments Off on What’s The Connection Between Bullying And Suicide?

    Constant Internet access can provide social support and promote friendship. But it can also mean a never-ending nightmare of bullying. The psychological distress that comes with being a...

  • Is Psychosis A Predictor For Teen Suicide | Adolescent Suicide Factors

    Is Psychosis A Predictor For Teen Suicide?

    Mar 10, 14 • 1395 Views • SuicideComments Off on Is Psychosis A Predictor For Teen Suicide?

    Psychosis is the collective term for a group of symptoms that alter normal human consciousness and seriously weaken the ability to tell fantasy from reality. Many of the people affected by these symptoms have schizophrenia or some other form of mental...

  • How Is Family-Focused Treatment Beneficial For Preventing Teen Suicide

    How Is Family-Focused Treatment Beneficial For Preventing Teen Suicide?

    Mar 4, 14 • 1743 Views • SuicideComments Off on How Is Family-Focused Treatment Beneficial For Preventing Teen Suicide?

    Family-focused treatment, also sometimes called family-focused therapy, is a form of psychotherapy that uses the participation of an individual’s family members as a core component of the treatment process. Mental health professionals frequently use this...

  • Gay And Lesbian Teens At Higher Risk For Suicide | Teen Suicide Help

    Why Are Gay And Lesbian Teens At Higher Risk For Suicide?

    Dec 26, 13 • 2984 Views • SuicideComments Off on Why Are Gay And Lesbian Teens At Higher Risk For Suicide?

    Suicide is a serious mental health issue for teens; but among gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) adolescents it occurs more often than among their heterosexual peers.   If you’re the parent of a gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender teen, you...

  • Recognizing Signs Of Teen Depression And Suicide | Help Suicidal Teens

    Recognizing Signs Of Teen Depression And Suicide

    Dec 18, 13 • 2860 Views • SuicideComments Off on Recognizing Signs Of Teen Depression And Suicide

    If friends and family look carefully, they may be able to spot warning signs of suicide before their loved one attempts it. Oftentimes, a suicidal person will give some behavioral or verbal warning signs to those around them. Researchers believe that noticing...

  • Signs Of Teen Suicide Risk | Helping Teenagers Who Are Suicidal

    How To Recognize The Risk For Suicide Among Teens

    Nov 21, 13 • 2568 Views • Featured, SuicideComments Off on How To Recognize The Risk For Suicide Among Teens

    When someone is suffering from depression to the point that they feel worthless and want to die, friends and family may feel helpless as to how they can help. But friends and family may be able to help by identifying some of the risk factors and warning signs...

  • Youths Attempting Suicide | Teen Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts

    Why 1 in 25 Youths Attempts Suicide

    Nov 7, 13 • 1723 Views • Mental Illness, Self Esteem & Identity, SuicideComments Off on Why 1 in 25 Youths Attempts Suicide

    Adolescence is a time of significant changes at many levels, from social circles and influences to physical changes. It is also a time, in which mental health symptoms can surface, including eating disorders, depression and anxiety. A recent study evaluated...