Ep. 18: Suicide & The Olympics
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Teen suicides are on the rise, but do you know the warning signs? Chris and Karlie discuss signs to watch for and strategies for helping prevent someone from taking their life. Also in this episode, are you familiar with the teen olympians competing in the 2020 Olympics? Get the rundown on an impressive group of teenagers to inspire and impress.
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In this episode, we mentioned the following resources:
- Podcast Episodes on Suicide
Suicide (Part 2) with Lezlie Culver Episode
Suicide (Part 1) with Dr. Becky Taylor Episode
The Unexpected Loss by Suicide wit Vanita Halliburton Episode
13 Reasons Why & Intervention
13 Reasons Why & Recovery
13 Reasons Why & Relationships
- Suicide Links
UC Davis: Even before COVID-19 pandemic, youth suicide already at record high
CDC: State Suicide Rates Among Adolescents and Young Adults Aged 10–24: United States, 2000–2018
Jordan Harris Foundation: QPR Training
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 or text CONNECT to 741741
- Teen Olympians
fox13news.com: From Tampa to Tokyo Hillsborough High Teen Becomes Youngest Runner to Make Team USA in Decades
USAtoday.com: Erriyon Knighton USA Olympics Broke Usain Bolts Record
sportingnews.com: USA Olympic Gymnastics Team 2021 Women Roster Simone Biles
teamusa.org: Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games: Meet Team USA Surfing
ksdk.com : Tyler Downs Diving St. Louis Olympic Journey
USAtoday.com: Anastasija Zolotic Wins Olympic Gold Making History at Tokyo Olympics
today.com: Meet 11 US Teen Swimmers Who Will Compete in the Tokyo Olympics
- John Mayer TikTok
- Amazon: Buy Crucial Conversations
- Luke Cabrera: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Chris has worked with teens from a variety of backgrounds for over a decade. He has a desire to help teenagers make good choices while also giving their families tools to communicate more effectively as choices are made.
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Karlie was in one of Teen Life’s original support groups and now is passionate about encouraging students to live better stories. She has gained experience working with teenagers through work, volunteer, and personal opportunities.