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These are resources below that include how to tell if a kid is struggling emotionally and suicide prevention.
Teen Suicide Is Preventable “Teen suicide is a serious problem. But there are signs to watch for, and resources for help,” according to the American Psychological Association.
Stop a Suicide Today is a school-based suicide prevention program that has experienced success with a documented reduction in self-reported suicide attempts. Developed by Harvard psychiatrist Douglas Jacobs, MD, Stop a Suicide Today teaches people how to recognize the signs of suicide in family members, friends and co-workers, and empowers people to make a difference in the lives of their loved ones. It emphasizes the relationship between suicide and mental illness and the notion that a key step in reducing suicide is to get those in need into mental health treatment. ACT: Acknowledge, Care, Treatment
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or visit
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s mission is to provide immediate assistance to individuals in suicidal crisis by connecting them to the nearest available suicide prevention and mental health service provider through a toll-free telephone number.
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education(SAVE) or call: (800) SUICIDE
Trouble coping? Don’t struggle alone. For you or someone you care about.
NYC HealthMap Check out all the HEALTH resources available in NYC