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Youth Suicide Prevention

Youth Suicide Prevention

 

Children and teens worry. A lot. Sometimes it gets so bad they want to end their lives.

Here are some contributing factors:

  • A recent or serious loss, including a breakup, parent divorce or death of a loved one. 
  • Lack of social support from friends or family.
  • Being a victim of in-person or cyberbullying, racism, sexual or physical assault.
  • A family history of suicide, mental illness, addiction disorder or abuse.
  • Struggling with sexual orientation.
  • Societal, cultural or religious stigma related to asking for help.
  • Access to lethal means.

Call:

NJ HOPE LINE at 1-855-654-6735

Children's System of Care at 1-877-652-7624.