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Understanding Suicidal Youths: 5 Things We Tend To Miss

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Life can be difficult and sometimes discouraging. Unfortunately, children and teens may feel particularly lonely and overwhelmed when their lives begin to crumble after an emotionally destabilizing event. That event might be a death in the family, a personal tragedy, an episode of bullying, a struggle with poverty, or some kind of existential stressor.

These youths may be very susceptible to thoughts of suicide, and it is helpful to know what to look for. Join Tamara Hill, a licensed child and adolescent therapist and certified trauma professional, as she discusses safety planning and the 5 things we tend to miss while trying to understand suicide among youths ages 7-20.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Other
Last aired on: Thursday, April 25, 2019 @ 10:00 AM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Administrator Resources, Counseling, School Safety
Tags: causes of suicide, counseling, student safety, suicidal behaviors, suicide contagion, suicide prevention, support, therapy, trauma, warning signs

Reviews (19)

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good info in a scary time
good info
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The aspect of safety planning was interesting.
Full Member
Good info.
great video
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Full Member
Very Good!
Full Member
Very helpful when working with ED students!
Full Member
Glad I pick this one. Great information
Full Member
This information is so needed in this day and time. Thank you so much.
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