Suicide is a prevalent issue with teens, Stats Canada reports more than 1 in 5 teens have suicidal thoughts. Many parents are shocked when they find out their teen is struggling, and it can be difficult to know what to do next. There are many resources out there, I have included some key resources below that I find helpful in supporting teens struggling with suicidal thoughts.
I am a Registered Psychotherapist and Art Therapist. And I have been writing this blog since May 2021 about various topics including parenting, supporting adult and child mental health, and holistic approaches. The intention of this blog is to provide resources and information to others, however it is not intended to take the place of therapy. If you have any questions about anything written please reach out to me.