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Suicide

Read: Lake Mary Student Takes Own Life with Handgun in School Auditorium

Lake Mary Student Takes Own Life with Handgun in School Auditorium

The 17-year-old female student asked to leave class, went to Lake Mary High School’s auditorium and shot herself with a handgun.

Read: Instagram Bans Self-Harm Images After Teen’s Suicide

Instagram Bans Self-Harm Images After Teen’s Suicide

Facebook, which owns Instagram, will use its image recognition technology to help the social media app implement its new self-harm policy.

Read: Study Links Youth Suicide and Gun Owning Households

Study Links Youth Suicide and Gun Owning Households

Every day, an average of three youths between the ages of 10 and 19 die by firearm-related suicide, according to the study.

Read: Hillsborough SRO Confesses to Killing Wife, Daughter, Granddaughter

Hillsborough SRO Confesses to Killing Wife, Daughter, Granddaughter

The six-year-old granddaughter was a student at Valrico Elementary School where her grandfather worked as a school resource officer.

Read: New York, Virginia First to Require Mental Health Education in Schools

New York, Virginia First to Require Mental Health Education in Schools

New York’s law aims to create an open dialogue among students regarding mental health and the stigmas associated with it.

Read: States Investing in Suicide Prevention Training for Schools

States Investing in Suicide Prevention Training for Schools

California Governor Jerry Brown announced Wednesday that the final state budget includes $1.7 million to fund online suicide prevention training for teachers and students.

Read: Study: Student-Run Mental Health Clubs Decrease Stigma

Study: Student-Run Mental Health Clubs Decrease Stigma

The study asked questions about mental health awareness and familiarity with Active Minds, a student-peer organization that supports student-run mental health clubs on college campuses.

Read: CDC Report: Fewer High School Students Having Sex, Using Drugs

CDC Report: Fewer High School Students Having Sex, Using Drugs

The CDC, however, also found more U.S. high school students are feeling depressed and have considered attempting suicide.

Read: Q and A With Student Suicide Prevention Expert

Q and A With Student Suicide Prevention Expert

Recognizing the warning signs of suicide and intervening appropriately can help save student lives.

Read: Student Takes Own Life at McKinney North High School

Student Takes Own Life at McKinney North High School

The Texas high school was placed on lockdown and a tenth-grader was found dead in an empty classroom from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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