Assessing Suicide Risk in Adolescents

Assessing suicide risk in adolescents can be very complicated. It has been said many times that suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem. If your troubled teen is showing signs that she may be considering serious self-harm it is aboslutely vital to consult a professional. Teens often lack positive internalized values that they would need in order to make effective decisions. Troubled girls can potentially make drastic, permanent mistakes based on faulty logic. Professional therapy can help provide troubled girls with the counseling they need to help them make good choices. Assessing suicide risk in adolescents is one of the vital duties at the time of intake for troubled girls who seek treatment at Trinity Teen Solutions.

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Assessing Suicide Risk in Adolescents Must Take A Number of Factors into Account

Troubled girls are plagued by a number of challenges that can guide their least rational impulses and drive them to make horrible choices that will not only rob them of their own lives, but will permanently scar a family. Because many troubled teens have not been taught strategies to develop the mental fortitude necessary to overcome many struggles that all teens must face, it is necessary to keep a watchful eye over the behavior of teens who exhibit self-harming or persistently melancholy behavior.

Suicide Risk is Taken Into Consideration While Assessing Adolescent Treatment Requirements

Trinity Teen Solutions is a Christian based residential treatment facility that exists solely to help troubled girls develop positive values, coping mechanisms and self-respect, as well as to encourage positive social interaction and group dynamics while emphasizing the importance of academic education. Adolescents who exhibit the risk of suicidal behavior are counseled therapeutically as well as spiritually. We believe that assessing the risk of suicide in adolescents is helpful in providing the best possible treatment for troubled girls.

To learn how troubled girls can benefit from our Christian program and heal on our 4,000 acre Wyoming ranch, call Trinity Teen Solutions at 307-202-8400.