Posts Tagged ‘Suicide’

  • Signs Of Self-Injury In Young People And What To Do - TeenDrugRehabs

    Signs Of Self-Injury In Young People And What To Do

    Oct 8, 14 • 2282 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Signs Of Self-Injury In Young People And What To Do

    By Eric Metcalf, MPH @EricMetcalfMPH Many kids and teens cope with upsetting thoughts and life challenges in a way that worries those around them: They hurt themselves. Experts call this nonsuicidal self-injury. People who injure themselves in this way...

  • Connection Between Bullying And Suicide - TeenDrugRehabs.com

    What’s The Connection Between Bullying And Suicide?

    Sep 9, 14 • 1610 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...

  • Why Is Depression On The Rise In Young Children

    Why Is Depression On The Rise In Young Children?

    Jun 6, 14 • 1879 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Why Is Depression On The Rise In Young Children?

    According to researchers rates of depression in the very young are on the rise, with studies suggesting it’s prevalent in one percent of babies, four percent of preschool-aged kids and around five percent of elementary school students. The rate doubles when...

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

    Is Psychosis A Predictor For Teen Suicide?

    Mar 10, 14 • 1655 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 • 2053 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 • 3552 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 • 3651 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 • 2924 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 • 2051 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...

  • Adolescent Suicide | Risk Factors and Warning Signs of Suicidal Teens

    The Tragedy Of Adolescent Suicide

    Oct 2, 13 • 2363 Views • SuicideComments Off on The Tragedy Of Adolescent Suicide

    It’s always very sad when someone chooses to end his or her own life.  But suicide is especially tragic when it occurs in the life of an adolescent. According to statistics from the CDC, suicide is the third leading cause of death in adolescents in the...