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Out of the Darkness Walk | Paradigm Malibu

AFSP Out of the Darkness Walk

The second leading cause of death amongst teens is suicide, however most of the disorders that may underly a teen to take his or her life are treatable. Paradigm’s treatment centers are committed to the prevention of teen suicide through early intervention, in-stay rehabilitation and long-term psychiatric management.  Paradigm is also supportive of other groups…

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Suicide Prevention Walk | Paradigm Malibu

Zack Snyder Attends Suicide Prevention Walk

Zack Snyder, the director of “Man of Steel” and “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Darkness,” attended the Out of the Darkness Walk in Santa Monica, California, which was a fundraiser and an awareness activity to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. For Zack, it was personal: He lost his 20-year-old daughter, Autumn, to suicide…

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Suicide Prevention Month | Paradigm Malibu

September is Suicide Prevention Month

As the 10th leading cause of death among adults and the 2nd leading cause of death in young people aged 10-24, suicide claims over 40,000 lives every year. September is Suicide Prevention Month. It’s a time to raise awareness of the issues surrounding suicide, because the more awareness surrounding the risk factors and signs of…

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Teen Mental Illness | ParadigmMalibu.com

Information and Resources for Teens with Mental Illness

  It’s very common for a teen to have symptoms of a psychological disorder and not realize that they have one. They might be experiencing a low mood, irritability, mood swings, and other symptoms and feel that it’s all just a part of being a teenager. This type of thinking is also true for parents.…

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Teen Suicidal Thinking | ParadigmMalibu.com

Teen Suicidal Thinking and What To Do About It

Suicidal thoughts, often called suicidal ideation, is the experience of having thoughts of ending your life. These kinds of thoughts can be momentary and short-lived. And for others, suicidal thinking might develop into well-thought out plans. Fortunately, the majority of teens who have suicidal thinking do not follow through on those thoughts. Yet, sadly, for…

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