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The suicide rate for teenage girls has reached a 40-year high. During COVID-19, one in four young adults considered ending their life. These statistics are troubling, but there’s hope for your family. Teen Suicide: Knowing the Signs is a Focus on the Family podcast that helps you identify teen suicide warning signs and know where to get help. In every episode, Christian mental health professionals share how you can distinguish normal teen behavior from more serious problems, like depression and suicidal thoughts. Plus, you’ll hear inspiring first-hand stories from people who overcame teen depression. Don’t wait and wonder what to do. Three 30-minute episodes give you access to resources and Christian counselors today.

Teen Suicide: Knowing the Signs Focus on the Family

    • Kids & Family
    • 3.9 • 8 Ratings

The suicide rate for teenage girls has reached a 40-year high. During COVID-19, one in four young adults considered ending their life. These statistics are troubling, but there’s hope for your family. Teen Suicide: Knowing the Signs is a Focus on the Family podcast that helps you identify teen suicide warning signs and know where to get help. In every episode, Christian mental health professionals share how you can distinguish normal teen behavior from more serious problems, like depression and suicidal thoughts. Plus, you’ll hear inspiring first-hand stories from people who overcame teen depression. Don’t wait and wonder what to do. Three 30-minute episodes give you access to resources and Christian counselors today.

    Seeking Help and Finding Hope

    Seeking Help and Finding Hope

    How do you know if your child needs help from a licensed mental health professional? Mental health experts Dr. Gregory Jantz and Dr. Joannie DeBrito weigh in. Plus, John and Danny offer help for parents who feel discouraged or burned out.

    24/7 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255
    https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

    Alive to Thrive
    https://www.focusonthefamily.com/alive-to-thrive

    Counseling Consultation
    https://www.focusonthefamily.com/get-help/counseling-services-and-referrals/

    The Stranger in Your House
    https://store.focusonthefamily.com/the-stranger-in-your-house/#refcd=996505

    Is Your Teen Depressed?
    https://www.focusonthefamily.com/parenting/is-your-teen-depressed/

    A Teen Suicide Attempt Can Rock the Whole Family https://www.focusonthefamily.com/parenting/a-teen-suicide-attempt-can-rock-the-whole-family/

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    • 26 min
    What Causes Depression in Teens?

    What Causes Depression in Teens?

    John and Danny discuss the most common causes of depression and suicidal thoughts. Plus, they offer help for combating the spiritual component of depression. Featuring Lacey Sturm and Dr. Joannie DeBrito.

    24/7 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255
    https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

    Alive to Thrive
    https://www.focusonthefamily.com/alive-to-thrive?refcd=996505

    Counseling Consultation
    https://www.focusonthefamily.com/get-help/counseling-services-and-referrals/

    Do Your Children Suffer from Depression?
    https://www.focusonthefamily.com/parenting/do-your-children-suffer-from-depression/

    The Reason
    https://store.focusonthefamily.com/the-reason-how-i-discovered-a-life-worth-living/#refcd=996505

    What Your Kids Need Most to Grow Up Well
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1SK6Nc5bbM

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    • 34 min
    What are the Signs of Depression in Teens?

    What are the Signs of Depression in Teens?

    Have you wondered if your child’s behavior is normal – or something more serious? John and Danny discuss the key differences between normal adolescent behavior and depression. Featuring mental health experts Dr. Gregory Jantz and Dr. Joannie DeBrito.

    24/7 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255
    https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

    When Your Teenager Becomes … the Stranger in Your House
    https://store.focusonthefamily.com/the-stranger-in-your-house/#refcd=996505

    Alive to Thrive
    https://www.focusonthefamily.com/alive-to-thrive?refcd=996505

    Counseling Consultation
    https://www.focusonthefamily.com/get-help/counseling-services-and-referrals/

    Do Your Children Suffer from Depression?
    https://www.focusonthefamily.com/parenting/do-your-children-suffer-from-depression/

    What Your Kids Need Most to Grow Up Well
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1SK6Nc5bbM

    If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey

    • 35 min
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    Recently, the suicide rate for teenage girls reached a forty-year high. And, during the COVID-19 pandemic, one in four young adults considered suicide. These statistics are troubling, but there’s hope for your family. You don’t have to wonder if a crisis is lurking under the surface. Teen Suicide: Knowing the Signs will help you distinguish normal teen behavior from more serious problems, like depression and suicidal thoughts. Tune in to hear expert advice and insightful stories from people who have overcome teen depression.

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