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Youth Suicide Prevention

Youth Suicide Prevention

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide (i.e., taking one's own life) is a serious public health problem that affects even young people. For youth between the ages of 10 and 24, suicide is the third leading cause of death.

Risk Factors:

  • History of previous suicide attempts
  • Family history of suicide
  • History of depression or other mental illness
  • Alcohol or drug abuse
  • Stressful life event or loss
  • Easy access to lethal methods
  • Exposure to the suicidal behavior of others
  • Incarceration 

Resources for Help:

  • Crisis mental health / suicide ideation telephone call 988 
  • School Counselor
  • Physician/health care providers
  • Mental health specialist
  • Private clinics and facilities
  • Emergency medical: 911

Contact Us

Tarryn Thomas
School Counselor
479-631-3615

Tarryn.Thomas@rpsar.net

Carilia Nuñez
School Counselor
479-631-3615

Carilia.Nunez@rpsar.net

Savanah Thorne
School Counselor
Oakdale (Mon & Wed)
479-631-3615

Savanah.Thorne@rpsar.net