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Understanding suicide in children and early adolescents may lead to more effective prevention

Though suicide in children and young adolescents is rare, it is still a far-too-frequent occurrence. It is also one that is increasing, particularly in black youth. There are differences in the characteristics and circumstances of children and adolescents who commit suicide. A better understanding of these could lead to more effective prevention programs.

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Published By: Harvard Mental Health Blog - Friday, 9 December, 2016

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