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NSU Professor Speaks About Teen Suicide Prevention and Parenting in the Digital Age

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the second leading cause of death among teens in the United States.

Scott Poland, Ed.D., professor at NSU’s School of Psychology, gave a presentation at the Family Resource Pavilion in east Centennial, Colorado, on September 19th. The event was a collaboration of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, the Douglas County School District and the Douglas County Youth Initiative. Dr. Poland spoke about facts on national trends and public health concerns in youths as well as topics from bullying to teen depression.

Scott Poland, Ed.D.

Scott Poland, Ed.D.

Dr. Poland emphasized that kids need to be cared for and have trusted adults in their lives.

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