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Latinas and Suicide

Recent research has found that 15% of Latina teenagers reported attempting suicide in the past year as compared to only 8% of African-Americans and non-Hispanic Caucasian girls. What's behind this statistic?

For our latest on-demand video, Soad Michelsen, MD, child and adolescent psychiatrist at Clarity CGC, explores the relationship between teen Latinas and suicide. This 5-part series:

  • Discusses the characteristics of young Latinas in the U.S.
  • Describes the relationship between suicide and Latinas
  • Explains measures of prevention and treatment

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