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Suicides and Eating Disorders in Teens

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How real is the problem of youth suicide? Here are the numbers:

  • EVERY YEAR there are approximately 10 youth suicides for every 100,000 youth.
  • EVERY DAY there are approximately 11 youth suicides.
  • EVERY 2 HOURS AND 11 MINUTES a person under the age of 25 completes suicide

Eating disorders are so common in America that 1 or 2 out of every 100 students will struggle with one. Each year, thousands of teens develop eating disorders, or problems with weight, eating, or body image.

Join me and my guest Kip Watson, MA with 15 years experience working with adolescents to adults. Specializing in sports psychology working with athletes in junior high all the way to the professional level.  www.kipwatson.com
 

 

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