What Causes Suicide? / You Are Not Alone

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Title:

What Causes Suicide? / You Are Not Alone

URL:

https://thinktv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ket-pd-yana2/what-causes-suicide/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

Experts in adolescent medicine and suicide research explain the factors that contribute to the rise in youth suicides. Dr. Hatim Omar, an adolescent medicine specialist at the University of Kentucky, and Melinda Moore, Ph.D., a psychology professor at Eastern Kentucky University, both agree that limiting access to lethal means of suicide is crucial to reducing overall rates. This video segment is part of You Are Not Alone, a youth mental health series produced by KET.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Health Education
HE.1.2) Describe the interrelationships of emotional, mental, physical, social, spiritual, and environmental health.

a. Identify symptoms and methods of treatment of mental health disorders, including depression, and stress.

b. Identify warning signs and prevention strategies for suicide.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Health Education
HE.3.2) Analyze valid resources from home, school, and community that provide health information.

Examples: websites, phone apps, media ads; rape, crisis, and suicide centers

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Health Education
HE.4.4) Demonstrate how to ask for and offer assistance to enhance the health of self and others.

Examples: accessing crisis hotlines for suicide, sexual and physical abuse, and human trafficking; community resource materials

Tags: mental health, suicide, suicide prevention
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Author: Michelle Frye