US: Teen suicides rise as lockdown takes toll

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    Sky’s Greg Milam looks at the rise in suicides among American teenagers during the pandemic as evidence suggests school closures could be a factor.

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    https://news.sky.com/story/covid-19-parents-who-lost-teenagers-to-suicide-in-lockdown-issue-warning-theres-going-to-be-a-lot-of-ptsd-12221072

    Anyone feeling emotionally distressed or suicidal can call Samaritans for help on 116 123 or email jo@samaritans.org or talk to CALM on 0800 58 58 58 or via webchat on thecalmzone.net.

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