Delaware: Adults Learn about Signs of Teen Suicide
More than 100 families in Kent and Sussex counties have a young family member who attempted suicide earlier this year -- and who will need extra support from school, family and peers as they return to school in the coming days, experts say.
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, called on to investigate by alarmed state officials, found that 11 residents of those counties between the ages of 13 and 21 had taken their own lives in the first four months of the year. Investigators also identified 116 young people who they said attempted suicide during that period.
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