Coaches Assistance Program can prevent teen suicides


Last updated 10/28/2020 at 3:57pm

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. – According to the Jason Foundation, suicide is the second leading cause of death for youth ages 12-18 and the third leading cause of death for young adults age 18-22 in the state of California.

Many times, student athletes may have elevated risk factors that make them more susceptible to suicidal thoughts. It is imperative that coaches know what to look out for and what to do if they recognize a student athlete is in trouble.

The Jason Foundation’s Coaches Assistance Program is here to provide athletic department personnel, including coaches, athletic trainers and...

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