Losing Lambert Teen Suicide Seminar

This report focuses on teen suicide seminars launched in conjunction with the OnQ documentary Losing Lambert: A Journey Through Survival & Hope. Coordinated by WQED's education Program, the seminars were open to school counselors, teachers, coaches and others who work with adolescents and teens. Seminar leader Dr. Paula McCommons, of the STAR Outreach Center, identifies risk factors, signs of depression and other ways to help teens and their families.


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Series: OnQ

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