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Month: September 2019

Parenting a suicidal child

How Parents, Foster Parents and Caregivers Can Help a Child Who Has Tried or Threatened to Commit Suicide

A child committing suicide is a parent’s worst nightmare. The tragedy of suicide can strike anyone, but some populations are at a higher risk of committing suicide than others. Foster youth are more than two times as likely to have seriously contemplated suicide and about four times as likely to have attempted suicide than other …

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Tragedy of suicide

The Tragedy of Suicide: Ways to Spot Signs in At-Risk Youth and How to Get Help

The devastating reality is that suicide is the second leading cause of death among youth ages 10 to 19. Suicide can be a preventable tragedy but it’s also very complex. Getting help or seeking counseling or therapy is a key barrier for many who are struggling with thoughts or attempts at taking their own life. …

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