Suicidal Children

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Are teachers trained to recognize mental health issues?

Suicidal Children

Be aware that the least likely person that a suicidal child will talk to about any mental health problems are school counselors or teachers; they will most likely talk to other teens. Teacher education and peer support is necessary. Parents need to stay actively involved in their child's life and be alert for signs of suicidal tendencies.



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