Beware of “Suicide Contagion” in Your Kids

Keep a close eye on your kids:

Teens who had a schoolmate die by suicide are more likely to consider or attempt taking their own lives than those who haven’t lost a peer to suicide — and the fallout can be longer lasting than once thought, a study suggests.

That effect, known as “suicide contagion,” can last two years or longer, researchers reported Tuesday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. (Source)

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