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Housecall for Health: Teen Suicide Rate

The suicide of a teenager is a shock to all involved, and new research suggests that more teens are thinking about or attempting it than before.

FOX’s Colleen Cappon reports in today’s “Housecall for Health”:

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Alarming new research finds that 1-in-25 U.S. teens has attempted suicide.  In a Harvard study that interviewed nearly 7,000 teens, 1-in-8 admitted to having suicidal thoughts.

More than half the youth surveyed were already receiving mental health treatment, but one researcher says, when it comes to young people thinking of attempting suicide, “we don’t know how to stop them.”

Housecall for Health, I’m Colleen Cappon, FOX News Radio.




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