Grim statistics reveal the increase in suicide for all age groups, including teens. Trusted information on the role of depression, other mental health diagnoses, and substance abuse tell the stories behind some suicides. Divorce, child abuse, and other family problems are other risk factors. Dealing with suicidal thoughts, helping suicidal friends and family, and recovering from the suicide of a loved one are covered. This easy-to-understand guide helps young people know when to reach out for help and gives them strategies to cope on their own.