Preventing Teen Suicide

The popular Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” has started an important conversation about teen suicide, why it happens, and how parents and communities can prevent it.

If you or someone you know is experiencing one of the 13 warning signs of suicide – don’t wait. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, or see your family doctor – today.

Watch the message from Wanda D. Filer, MD, MBA

Board Chair, American Academy of Family Physicians

Read more in these recommended resources:

American Psychiatric Association
The JED Foundation (a suicide prevention organization)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA)