Rise in Hospital Visits Among Teens Attempting Suicide

In today’s Mental Health Check, new research finds more teenagers nationwide are winding up in emergency rooms for suicidal attempts and ideation. According to these findings, nearly 66% of those cases were girls and the average age was 15 years old.

Teenagers, especially young girls, are under so much pressure from social media and friends and school, to name a few, and it may not always be easy to tell when someone is struggling beyond just a bad day. So, what are some of the warning signs to look for in young people?

Clinical and family psychologist, Dr. Jennifer Hartstein of Hartstein Psychologist Services, joins the NBC News Now Mental Health Check segment, to discuss these warning signs.

2023-08-07T17:25:29-04:00All Posts, Media, Videos|
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