Teen Suicide or Suicidal Behavior on the Rise
POSTED: Monday, February 20, 2012 - 5:31pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 4:25pm
Report Airs Tuesday at 10 p.m. on Newschannel 9
EL PASO - How often do you hear about teen suicide? We usually don't hear or even speak about it, until it affects us or someone we know. However, local experts say it's a dangerous trend that's on the rise.
More teens are turning to the medicine cabinet or illegal drugs for a way out out of their problems.
Tomorrow night at 10 p.m., hear from teens, a counselor and a mental health expert on the disturbing issue, and what we can do to prevent more people from taking their own lives.
"They commit suicide, often, under the influence of some sort of drug," said psychologist Dr. Carlos Perlasca.
Catch the full report tomorrow night at 10, on Newschannel 9.