Parent Handout: Talking to Your Kids About Suicide

The unfortunate truth is that suicide can happen to any child in any family at any time - it's the second leading cause of death in youth ages 10-24. This printable handout provides parents with a series of talking points that they can use to have effective, empathetic, and purposeful conversations with their children about suicide. Also useful to educators as part of a suicide prevention in-service or training session. Provided by the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide.
Updated on: September 10, 2018
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The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide, Inc.

Provided in partnership with The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide. The mission of the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide is to reduce the number of youth suicides and attempted suicides by encouraging public awareness through the development and promotion of educational training programs.
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