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How to Help a Desperate Teen

Help is always available at the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), or

From Discussion Questions, Chapter 12:

Do you think you would recognize it if someone in your school felt suicidal?  Truthfully: would you want to help him or her, even if they weren’t “cool” or in your group of friends?  Aside from the obvious “tell an adult,” what could another teen do to help a suicidally depressed peer?  Add your ideas in the comment box.

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