Warning: This post contains references to youth suicide
On Sunday, November 13, 2016, people around North America connected on Facebook to tell or show people how much they mattered.
Suicide is a troubling topic that most of us would rather not deal with, but suicide is a reality, and it is more common than we would like to think.
Please note that this post contains statistics and information about suicide that may be triggering.
I’m in crisis! What do I do?
I don’t know what’s wrong…
I think I need to talk to someone.
My friend needs help.
How can I help my friend?
Stephen P. Lewis, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Guelph. His areas of expertise are self-injury and youth mental health.
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