WATCH: Digital Town Hall: Teen suicide and prevention

Digital Town Hall

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – KCAU 9 hosted a Digital Town Hall with three mental health experts who dove into what can be done to help prevent teen suicide.

As the school year begins, it’s an important topic for everyone to discuss. Suicide is the second leading cause of death in teens and young adults and recent data from the National Youth Risk Behavior Survey shows more teens are struggling with depression, hopelessness and thoughts of suicide. That’s why it’s so important for parents and teens to be able to recognize the signs of a struggle and learn what can be done to help.

Watch the video to hear the discussion.

Digital Town Hall: Teen suicide and prevention

As the school year begins, it's an important topic for everyone to discuss. Suicide is the second leading cause of death in teens and young adults and recent data from the National Youth Risk Behavior Survey shows more teens are struggling with depression, hopelessness and thoughts of suicide. KCAU 9 is hosting a Digital Town Hall with three mental health experts who will dive into what we can do to help prevent teen suicide.

Posted by KCAU 9 News on Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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