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Suicide Awareness & Prevention

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More U.S. Youth Seeking Help During Psychiatric Emergencies

hospital- ER 435The number of young people visiting U.S. emergency rooms with psychiatric problems is rising, driven largely by a surge in teens and minority youth seeking urgent help for mental illnesses, a new study suggests. Read more ›

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TeenMentalHealth.org [web resource]

teenmentalhealthorg383TeenMentalHealth.org is non profit organization that creates educational, training, and clinical care materials and programs designed for use in schools and care settings to promote mental health literacy, clinical care capacity, self-care and psychoeducation, and evaluation of existing programs and interventions.  Mental health information (products and training programs) are designed to address the needs of youth ages 12 to 25 years, families, educators, health providers, policy makers and others. Read more ›

Teen Suicide: What are the Warning Signs? [presentation] [video]

Learn more about risk factors and reasons for suicidal and self-harm behaviors in teens, warning signs, and how to help your teen stay safe. Presented by Stephanie Clarke, PhD and Michele Berk, PhD Asst. Professor Stanford, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Read more ›

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Understanding the Foundations of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Part II [presentation]

Dr. Anna Parnes, PhD, psychologist at CHC and clinician at RISE Comprehensive DBT Intensive Outpatient Program, discusses DBT skills and experiential activities for each of DBT modules: Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Distress Tolerance, and Emotion Regulation. Read more ›

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The Psychiatrist Can See Your Child Now, Virtually

teletherapy 362With a growing shortage of mental-health professionals for children and adolescents, more health-care providers are turning to technology.

With a rising number of teens and adolescents suffering from depression and anxiety, and too few professionals to help, remote video consults are helping pediatricians fill the gap in some communities. Read more ›

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Teen Suicide: Understanding the Warning Signs [presentation]

Suicide is the 2nd most common cause of death among 10-24 year olds. In this presentation, Vidya Krishnan, Head of Adolescent Mental Health Services at CHC, discusses the warning signs, risk factors, protective factors, and treatment options. Learn what to look for and how you as a parent can help. Read more ›

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Understanding the Foundations of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Part I [presentation] [video]

Dr. Stephanie Clarke, Clinical Instructor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, and clinician at RISE Comprehensive DBT Intensive Outpatient Program shares how DBT’s problem-solving and acceptance-based approaches are helping teens build lives worth living. Read more ›

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Boys Need Better Access to Mental Health Care. Why Aren’t They Getting It?

depression340Mental health has become a crisis among America’s youth, and experts say the unique challenges and needs of young men are not receiving enough attention. Read more ›

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LGBTQ Youth and Bullying

stopbullying337Bullying puts youth at increased risk for depression, suicidal ideation, misuse of drugs and alcohol, risky sexual behavior, and can affect academics as well. For LGBTQ youth, that risk is even higher. Read more ›

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What Can Schools Do to Help Prevent Teen Suicide? [Video]

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among children aged 10-19, and nearly one in five teens seriously considers suicide. What resources and programs can schools provide to offer relief? And what are some of the ways counselors and school leaders are currently helping teens in crisis? Read more ›

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