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Posted on May 25, 2016 in Mental Health

Why Are Hispanic Teens More Prone to Suicidal Thoughts?

Suicidal thoughts or attempts are not unusual for teenagers. It is a tumultuous time during which a young person is trying to figure out who she is and what her future will look like.

Sad Teen Suffering From Depression

She is going through physical changes. She may be standing up to a tidal wave of peer pressure and struggling to make good choices. For young Hispanics, these struggles lead to more suicidal thoughts than their peers. It is a problem that is going unrecognized and needs to be brought to light.

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