Skip Navigation

tag | suicide

Pa. legislators work to add suicide awareness information to state parks and forests

Since 2010, 164 suicides have occurred at state parks and forests, according to the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

By Ben Wasserstein/WITF

Support for WITF is provided by:

Become a WITF sponsor today »

Preventing suicide

“Silence and trauma are absolutely the deadliest combination you possibly could have”

By Scott LaMar/WITF

Twin Cities PBS’ “Facing Suicide” Offers Information, Resources and Hope

If you are thinking about suicide or you know someone in emotional crisis, call or text 988 any time for confidential, free, crisis support.

By Christina Zeiders

One in 12 Pa. high schoolers attempted suicide last year; advocates want more counselors, social workers

Across the country, children are in the midst of what the U.S. Surgeon General has called a youth “mental health pandemic,” with an unprecedented number of children struggling with anxiety and depression.

By Sarah Schneider/WESA

Updated: 2022-06-22 18:40:56

Ken Burns Presents “Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness”

“Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness” provides a window into the daily life with mental health challenges – from seemingly insurmountable obstacles to stories of hope and resilience. The film confronts the issue of stigma, discrimination, awareness, and silence and helps shift the public perception of mental health issues today.

By Christina Zeiders