Teen suicide is a serious and troubling problem facing our country. Suicide is the third leading cause of death among teens in America. Focus on the Family recently published Alive to Thrive - A Guide to Preventing Teen Suicide, a program that explores the social, psychological and spiritual aspects of the epidemic.
This resource, written by clinical experts, is designed to help parents, youth workers and educators understand suicide and act against the epidemic with a preventative approach.
Topics covered include:
- The Best Defense Against Suicide
- Things That May Make Children Vulnerable to Suicide
- Mental Health Issues & Suicide
- Technology & Suicide
- Problem Behaviors & Suicide
- Dealing with Suicide
Alive to Thrive also features videos of church workers, healthcare providers and young people discussing their own struggles with suicidal thoughts and how comfort and clarity can be found in a turbulent and confusing world.