Talking to kids & teens about a recent suicide, or attempt, can be difficult. Usually we’re still full of raw emotions ourselves, and trying to help little minds understand can be overwhelming.
I wanted to post a few thoughts/tips on how to talk with kids when a loved one or friend has committed suicide, or has attempted to commit suicide. (more…)
You’ve cleared one huge hurdle and identified possible depression or suicidal thoughts/actions in your teen But how do you support them now? Should you camp at the foot of your teens bed and take their shoelaces “just in case”? Let’s look at different ways to give support by ACTING and not REACTING to the situation. (more…)
With the recent increase in domestic violence #Trending I think that now is a good time to talk a little bit about TeenDV, or teen dating violence. (more…)