Hugstad says that suicide prevention must start with our teens. Teen suicide isn’t a new phenomenon, but unfortunately, it has become a tragic, disturbing epidemic in the United States.
Her book, Beneath the Surface: A Teen's Guide to Reaching Out When You or Your Friend Is in Crisis, provides the information, encouragement, and tactical guidance you need to help yourself or others experiencing:
- Academic or parental pressures
- Eating disorders
- Peer pressure
- Substance abuse
- Technology addiction
- Suicidal thoughts or actions