As Others See It: Vigilance is needed to reduce suicides by children | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

An editorial from the Tampa Bay Times

A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that young adolescents are now more likely to die from suicide than from a car crash. The revelation is a warning about the pervasive influence of social media in the lives of young people, whose smallest actions and decisions can be broadcast to an unforgiving and unlimited audience.

Suicide among young people remains rare, but the fact that it is on the rise is reason for alarm.

via As Others See It: Vigilance is needed to reduce suicides by children | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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