‘It strengthened us’: Texas group boosts mental health of Latinas by bringing moms and daughters together
Among teens, Latinas face high rates of attempted suicide. One Texas group is helping them build resilience by strengthening the bond between mothers and daughters.
Researcher: Genetic screenings may increase suicide prevention
For decades, researchers have looked to human genetics for linkages to mental illness. Patterns of inheritance are murky, but one research said it's clear that “stuff runs in families.”
Suicide hotline offers young people hope and a chance to talk with peers
In 2003, Teen Lifeline became the first teen-run hotline nationwide accredited by the nonprofit American Association of Suicidology. Teen Lifeline has since expanded its own services.
Breaking the silence: Native Americans battle against suicide
Native Americans have the highest suicide rates in the U.S., and youth are especially affected. Efforts are underway to build resilience and break the taboo of talking about mental health.