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Suicidal Thoughts

According to a recent longitudinal study, the gap between male and female youth suicide rates is narrowing. Historically, there has been a significant gender difference in completed and attempted suicides that has been associated with the types of methods chosen, with boys opting for more...

The suicide rate among teenagers has more than doubled in the past decade and is not showing signs of slowing down. While many parents are concerned that their children could become statistics, a recent study in the journal Pediatrics reported that fifty percent of parents...

Suicide is the second leading cause of death for youth. The subject is not something that is hushed from social media. Suicide memes are becoming more popular on social media. While the intention of these memes has been questioned, it is thought that they are...

The Centers for Disease Control report that suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people aged 15 to 24; and the fourth leading cause of death for kids ages 10-14. Teen suicide risk is a growing problem in our world today, but...

While teenagers are moving towards other social media platforms, Facebook remains one of the top social networks used by the age group. It’s becoming clearer and clearer that mental health issues are incredibly prevalent in the youth population. It looks like Facebook is striving to...

You’ve probably heard about the controversy surrounding the show 13 Reasons Why and teenage suicidal thoughts. Many experts believe the show glorifies suicide and mental health issues, while others believe it brings up very important topics that need to be discussed. Overall, this show has...

Recently, it was reported that US suicides have reached a 30-year high--this is troubling news. The increase was in every age group except for older adults. It’s obvious something needs to be done in order to combat young adult and teenage suicidal thoughts to make...