Suicide is the third leading cause of death for teens and young adults, according to the American Psychological Association, and it’s often preventable. Rarely does suicide come out of the blue. There are often silent cries for help online. With Bark, parents can hear these cries before it's too late.
Bark helps notify parents of these otherwise hidden signals when they are shared online. Bark also provides suggestions and tips on how to constructively communicate with children displaying symptoms of depression. If the situation is serious, it also enables you to locate the help you and your child need before it's too late.
It can be challenging to discuss this topic with your child, but here are some additional resources that can help: