Link – 6 Myths About Suicide That Every Educator And Parent Should Know
Every day, thousands of teens attempt suicide in the U.S. — the most extreme outcome for the millions of children in this country who struggle with mental health issues.
As we’ve reported all week, schools play a key role, along with parents and medical professionals, in identifying children who may be at risk of suicide. And one of the biggest challenges: myths that can cloud their judgment.
Know the truth, don’t assume you know all about suicide among kids and teenagers. What you don’t know could hurt them.