Suicide is the 12th leading cause of death in the United States. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention states that in 2020, 45,979 Americans died from suicide, with an estimated 1.2 million suicide attempts. Of the Americans polled by The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, 93% think that suicide is preventable.
- Adolescent Support
- Behavioral Health
- Family Support
- HIV Testing and Education
- Marijuana and Vaping
- Mental Health
- Substance Misuse
- Suicide Prevention
Teen vaping, also known as e-cigarette use, is thankfully on the decline, yet some vaping statistics paint a disturbing picture. Many parents are concerned but don’t know how to approach their teens with this important conversation. It’s also important to know how vapes were created in order to help heavy smokers cease their habits and slowly decrease their smoking rates. Yet, when teens start to vape they aren’t starting from a smokers POV, which can be their gateway towards a full fledged nicotine addiction.
After the stress of parenting through the pandemic and managing over two years of major life changes, it can be hard to know how to help a depressed teen or how to help a socially awkward kid. Part of parenting means having a few mental health tools and resources on hand.
Many Factors Contribute to Suicide Risk. A combination of situations could lead someone to consider suicide. Risk factors increase the possibility of suicide, but they might not be direct causes. Risk Factors:
Entering adulthood can be an emotional time, but sometimes the ups and downs can mean something more. Millions of young adults are living with a mental or substance use disorder and many either do not realize they have one or are not paying attention to the signs and not seeking help. In fact, of the […]
What Are E-Cigarettes? E-Cigarettes are known by a few names, from E-cigs, vapes, pens, hookah, and more variations. E-cigarettes come in many shapes and sizes. Most have a battery, a heating element, and a place to hold a liquid. E-cigarettes produce an aerosol by heating a liquid that usually contains nicotine—the addictive drug in regular […]