Chelsea Lynn Koch: 11/16/87 - 9/8/05
Myth: Suicide cannot be prevented because, somehow, a suicidal youth will find a way to do it. Fact: The majority of the time youth who kill themselves have given definite signs or talked about suicide. The keys to prevention are recognizing the warning signs and knowing what to do to help. Remember that most suicidal youth do not really want to die, they just want their pain to end. Myth: Talking about suicide will cause someone to attempt suicide. About 80% of the time, people who kill themselves have ...
Roots to Branches: Learning
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