Talking with teens about mental health and depression may actually help save their lives.
Every year, 5,000 young people between the ages of 15 and 24 commit suicide. Suicide is the third leading cause of death for the age group and the sixth leading cause of death for 5- to 14-year-olds.
In fact, in 1999, 20 percent of American high school students reported having attempted or having seriously considered suicide.
To help end this alarming trend, the National Mental Health Aware...