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Teen suicides leave warning signs


Last updated 2/26/2018 at 12:06am

FALLBROOK – The Centers for Disease Control released new statistics for the 2016 year, in January 2018. For the state of California, suicide is the third leading cause of death for youth ages 10-24.

Suicide is preventable, and four out of five teens who attempt suicide give clear warning signs beforehand. Warning signs of suicidal ideation include, but are not limited, to talking about suicide, to making statements about feeling hopeless, helpless or worthless, to a deepening depression, to preoccupation with death, to taking unnecessary risks or exhibiting self-destructive behavior, to...

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