Parents/Adults

man sitting on a benchIn 2016, suicide was the 2nd leading cause of death for Floridians ages 25-34. Suicide was also the 4th leading cause of death for Floridians ages 35-44 and 5th leading cause for ages 45-54.

For signs that your child/teen might be asking for help visit:

To learn more about the warning signs visit:

The Parent Resource Program, Resource Library

This is a resource library with many topics including; adolescents, alcohol and drugs, bullying/ cyberbullying, child care, college, dealing with grief and loss, depression, mental health, parents and family, suicide awareness and prevention, and teens and young adults:

To read about bullying and ways you can prevent it visit:

To read about tips on what to do visit:

To learn how you can suicide-proof your home visit:

To listen to teens describe common signs that a teen is considering suicide and provide encouragement for communicating directly and immediately for support and safety. Also for suggestions for what to say to a teen who may be at risk for suicide and ways to keep them safe, visit: