Nurturing Resilience

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The "Hidden" Epidemic of Attempted Suicide Among Adolescents

A 17-country study shows that one in 10 teenagers report attempting suicide. The solutions to this huge problem may not, however, be in providing more individual treatment. Research suggests that we need, instead, to help adolescents develop a sense of belonging in their schools, communities, and when they're with their families. Read More

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Michael Ungar, Ph.D., is a family therapist, a researcher at Dalhousie University, and the author of The We Generation: Raising Socially Responsible Kids.

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