Why Youth Organizations Need to Know the Signs of Suicide

This op-ed is focused on the nonclinical youth worker and addresses the importance of knowing the signs of suicide and how they should respond if a student tells them they are thinking about suicide.

Mindfulness: Helping Youth Learn to Feel Emotions and Choose Their Behavior

There’s hardly a youth worker or parent who isn’t
concerned about the growing number of early and
sometimes severe diagnoses of anxiety, depression
and obsessive-compulsive disorders in children and teens . . .

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Michelle Holmberg

Screening Youth for Depression Saves Lives

National Depression Screening Day (NDSD), Oct. 8, is an ideal time to promote depression awareness in schools and after-school programs.