An in-depth look at what factors may cause a teen to commit suicide.
Flight attendants always tell you to put on your own oxygen mask before helping someone next to you. In the same way, it’s important to prepare yourself before attempting to assist others when a spouse is depressed.
Be aware of your own feelings. Notice when you are annoyed or overwhelmed and are becoming angry. Once you are aware, choose to take a break and deal with your emotions before you try to deal with your child’s emotions.
When a person dies by suicide, the family and friends who survive them must find ways to cope and continue to honour their life.
How does a parent recover and move on from the tragedy of their child committing suicide?
Often teens struggle with putting words to their frustrations, fears, anxieties and sadness. Over time, those unprocessed feelings can lead to depression and even suicide. Is it time you had a conversation with your children?