Sage Thrive Today Blog Categorized as: Student Suicide

Podcast Episode 2: A Proactive Approach to Avoid School Tragedies

Welcome to our podcast Conversations About Student Mental Health.  I’m Chris Leonard, clinical social worker and educator, working with adolescents for over 25 years. The purpose of this podcast is to talk with school administrators, educators, clinicians, and parents to open a dialogue that will help the growing number of students struggling with mental illness. In our last episode, we […]

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Student Suicide: What educators should watch for

By Christopher J. Leonard, MSW, LCSW, M.ED. Parents and educators have grown increasingly anxious about child suicide and they have good reason for concern. . Among school age youth, suicide is the second leading cause of death. In a survey of United States students in grades 9 through 12, 16% reported that they seriously considered suicide, and 8% stated that […]

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