In 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:
- http://prp.jasonfoundation.com/what-a-parent-can-do/resource-library/ The resources on this website are in a PDF format.