Samaritans of New York present suicide prevention workshop for NYC guidance counselors

Experts say 30,000 public high school students in

Experts say 30,000 public high school students in New York City attempted suicide last year. (May 1, 2013 5:17 PM)

A workshop at a Bronx hospital today aimed to help school guidance counselors deal with students who may be depressed or have suicidal thoughts. The Samaritans of New York organized the day’s event at Lincoln Hospital. The group runs a 24-hour suicide prevention hotline for the city and has trained more than 35,000 school psychologists, guidance counselors and teachers. Hundreds of school support...

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