Mental health issues like depression affect millions of teens every year and are some of the leading contributors to teen suicide. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for people between the ages of 10 and 24. There are many reasons why teenagers consider committing suicide: mental health illness, abusing drugs, bullying, experiencing violence, and more.

Suicide doesn’t just affect you…

Teens commit suicide for a lot of reasons, bullying, depression, drug use, family history of suicide, and more. When people commit suicide, their families, friends, and communities often experience shock, anger, guilt, and depression.
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If you or someone you know is feeling down, a trained counselor is ready to talk to you by texting “DS” to 741-741, or calling the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

For more information on suicide click here.

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