How to prevent teen suicide

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It's Teen Suicide Prevention Week, and Parent24 chatted to Janine Shamos of the South African Depression and Anxiety Group about some of the issues teens struggle to come to grips with.

Parents may be concerned that the signs of depression in teens may indicate the threat of suicide. Some teens may even claim that they're going to do it. Janine shares on what to look out for in teens and how to handle any signs or threats that a teen may be considering suicide.

Watch this short video: Teen Suicide Week and what SADAG is doing to raise awareness



Read more on depression and suicide:

9 tips for aiding a depressed teen
Kids who choose death
Staring death in the face
Teen's suicide after heartbreaking video

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