More middle school students are dying of suicide than car
crashes. In 2014, 425 young people between the ages of 10-14 in the
United States took their own lives compared to 384 who died in car
R. Cummings, MD
, assistant professor of clinical psychiatry
says parents should have “open, honest, frank
discussions” about teen suicide with their children.
“You will not make your child suicidal by saying the word
suicide,” he emphasizes.