This week, Parenthetical is posting an article focused on the tough topic of teen suicide. This article provides parents with critical information on teen suicide, as well as important suggestions and resources to help support teens and families.
Your child has been behaving strangely recently. You’ve noticed she is spending less time with her friends. She says that she wants to quit the soccer team. She has been irritable, moody, and lashes out whenever you ask her a question. Last night, when you asked her if she had thought about what she would like to do on your upcoming family vacation, she responded with “I don’t know…it won’t matter then.” You worry because this behavior is so out of the ordinary. But […]
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