How do we deal with Teen Suicide?

Depressed Male teen 4This is such an emotional subject. My guess is that most people know of a teen that has taken their life. It may not be a personal experience. It may just be a teen in your child’s school, but you know of someone who has suffered this tragedy. And what can we say? Nothing feels safe, but you know that you should say something. Especially to the other teens…

This “Opinion” piece in the Bangor Daily News looks at thefrustrated teen frightening statistics and some things that can be said and done. There are warning signs. There are things that can be done.

We need to find a way to keep our teens safe. This may mean having a difficult conversation with a teen. It may mean seeking help if you are concerned. There is help out there. Work with Daniel grting Baxterhorses can be an important part of a therapeutic intervention. Call or email and we will schedule a visit. We will show you around, introduce you to our very special equine partners (the horses!), learn more about what you are dealing with and share how we may be able to help.

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