Adults are in a powerful position to support LGBTQ+ youth. Learn from a CHOC expert 9 ways that parents, families and teachers can support LGBTQ+ youth.
Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in children and adolescents. Here are eight things parents can do when they suspect their child is considering suicide.
Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in children and adolescents – but it doesn’t have to be.If you are considering suicide or self-harm, pausing to take these 5 steps can save your life.
Suicide rarely happens without warning, and you might be in the best position to notice and assist a friend who needs help. Because suicide rarely happens without warning, you may see signs yourself, hear about them secondhand, or see something online in social media. Here are three key things you can do to help a […]
The percentage of patients treated each year for suicidal thoughts or attempts has increased steadily, according to a recent study.
Dr. Heather Huszti, chief psychologist at CHOC, offers insight on the warning signs of depression and suicide in children and adolescents.
Suicide is the third leading cause of death for people ages 10 to 24, which underscores the importance of recognizing depression and warning signs in youth, CHOC chief psychologist says. Among others, irritability, sadness, social withdrawal, and changes in sleep and appetite are indicators of depression, says Dr. Heather Huszti. Follow are warning signs that […]