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Joon Care's team provides tips about addressing feelings of suicidality.

Suicide Prevention: How to Take Care of Yourself and Others

September is suicide prevention month. In recent years, suicide rates have increased by nearly 60% among teens and young adults making suicide the second leading cause of death in this age group.

Through it all, teens need to know that help is available and that you are not alone. Below you will find helpful ways to approach these thoughts and feelings, either for yourself or for a friend.

If you need immediate help or are in crisis, view our emergency resources.

If you have more general concerns for others, you can view additional resources here.

Youth Suicide Prevention. How teens can take care of their own mental health.
Youth Suicide Prevention. How teens can support others facing severe depression and suicidal thoughts.

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September 29, 2021
Jessa Carlile, PhD | Director of Clinical Care

Jessa Carlile, PhD | Director of Clinical Care

Jessica Carlile, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and a Director of Clinical Care at Joon, specializing in trauma, health and rehabilitation psychology, and telepsychology. She provides evidence-based therapy to adolescents and adults, approaching clinical work primarily from a cognitive behavioral and systems-based orientation. In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Carlile enjoys public service in nonprofits and is passionate about working with LGBTQIA+ populations--developing and implementing interventions that foster cultural humility and advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

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