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Teen Suicide: How Do You Recognize The Signs Before It's Too Late?

  • Broadcast in Women
Host Naimah Latif

Host Naimah Latif


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Social media is the way youth communicate with and influence each other, which can be a good thing, but it can also be tragic when a negative trend becomes popular. Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem, and many teens, depressed and full of hopelessness, often due to the overwhelming hormonal changes that create mood swings, choose to attempt suicide. When they post the idea on social media sights, somehow the notion becomes eerily popular. Suicides among teens have escalated in recent yars, many of them seemingly prompted by talks aboutit among themselves on social media. When someone commits suicide, it is devastating to loved ones. How can you recognize signs your teen may be suicidal. Therapist Howard Willilams explains some of some of the common behaviors to look out for.