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Teens: Here’s How To Manage Suicidal Thoughts

  If you face thoughts of taking your life, you may be tempted to act on them. You might start to believe the thoughts in your head and begin to plan something that perhaps you don’t want to do. Sure, on the one hand, you may want to commit suicide because life feels hard. But…

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LGBT Teens and Suicide: How to Provide Your Support

Teens are in a tender stage in life, especially those who are struggling with their sexuality. It makes it particularly difficult for adolescents who are raised in conservative cultures and who have to hide sexual preferences that are outside of societal acceptance. One young adult, now in college in Los Angeles, moved from his hometown…

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Depression and Suicide | ParadigmMalibu.com

The Rising Rates of Depression and Suicide Around the World

If you, your teen, or another member of your family has been diagnosed with depression, you’re not alone. A recent report from the World Health Organization (WHO) indicates that the rates of suicide have increased 60% over the past 50 years. Surprisingly, this is not only for industrialized nations, but for developing countries as well.…

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