Teen Suicide Prevention

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Suicide Awareness Month 2020: How to Support Your Child During COVID-19

Blowing out the candles during a birthday party with all their classmates. Introducing their crush ...

September 16, 2020

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How to Talk With Your Child About Suicide

**This blog post was updated on August 25, 2022.** Suicide among young people is the ...

March 05, 2020

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What is Sadfishing?: A New Trend That Parents Need to Know About

Note: Bark fully recognizes that children's mental health should always be taken seriously whenever signs ...

February 13, 2020

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Top 10 Suicide Prevention Organizations and Resources

Suicide is currently the second-leading cause of death for ages 10–24, which means that it’s an issue ...

January 15, 2020

Teen Suicide: How Communication Can Help Prevent a Tragedy

Teen Suicide: How Communication Can Help Prevent a Tragedy

Teen suicide has reached epidemic proportions in America. We hear the news stories of suicide, ...

September 17, 2019

Kermit Suicide: Why Teens Joke About Their Generation's No. 2 Killer

Kermit Suicide: Why Teens Joke About Their Generation’s No. 2 Killer

Note: This article contains images readers may find disturbing. If you (or someone you know) ...

April 03, 2019

LGBT Suicide: What Parents Need to Know

In less than a decade, the number of kids hospitalized for thinking about or attempting ...

September 26, 2018

Learn How to Recognize the Signs of Suicide in Teens and Tweens

Learn The Signs of Suicide In Youth

Now the second leading cause of death for young people, suicide has become a nationwide ...

September 12, 2018

How Kids Talk About Suicide: A Firsthand Look

Jami Nesbitt is Bark’s Director of Data Annotation and Reporting, and — along with her ...

September 10, 2018

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After a Suicide Attempt: How to Support Your Child and Help Them Heal

**This blog post was updated on August 25, 2022.** Navigating the days and weeks after ...

September 02, 2016

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