Teen Suicide

Study: Number of Kids Visiting ER with Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts Has Doubled

"The study, made up of data compiled by the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey... was published Monday by JAMA Pediatrics. Emergency room medical personnel in 2007 received 580,000 suicidal cases. By 2015, that number escalated to 1.12 million." - Faithwire

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Gay, transgender youth at 'significantly higher risk' of suicide than heterosexual peers: study

"A systematic review and meta-analysis of 2.5 million adolescents published in JAMA Pediatrics concluded that 'sexual minority youths' — those identifying as 'homosexual,' 'bisexual,' 'transgender' — 'have a significantly higher risk of life-threatening behavior compared with their heterosexual peers.'” - CPost

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Religiosity of Parents Has an Effect on Child’s Likelihood to Commit Suicide Says Study

"Per the findings of a 30-year study conducted by Columbia University and the New York Psychiatric Institute, teenagers, girls in particular, are less likely to think about suicide or die from suicide if they were brought up in a religious household. In other words, the more religious parents are, the less likely their child is to commit suicide." - WRN

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