Suicide is a tough topic to talk about for many reasons. I will admit for a long time I never thought of bringing up the topic with my kids. Most adults do not understand suicide, so how can you talk to your kids about something you don't understand? I'm sure some people feel it is inappropriate to even think about talking to your child about such a thing. But, the sad fact is troubled children (some even still elementary age) are choosing to commit suicide. Suicide among children and teens is being discussed in the media more than ever. I think most parents would agree they would rather their children about sensitive topics at home than on the playground.
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