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Teen hosts McMillen, Grace, Robert, and Salwa talk about suicide prevention with Trina Luttinger, Student Assistance Counselor from Contact Community Services. This powerful show sends the message to teens that they are not alone in their struggles and provides information on how to help someone having thoughts of suicide. Sources of Strength, a best practice youth suicide prevention project, is also discussed.
If you are having thoughts of suicide, or you know someone who is showing warning signs for suicide, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). The call is free and you will be connected to a trained counselor at a crisis center in your area.
Teen Talk is also participating in USC's Suicide Awareness Blog Day! Learn how you can raise awareness by visiting their website.
It's good to talk.