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Suicide Prevention: Safety Plan


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If your child is feeling depressed and having suicidal thoughts, help your child create a safety plan. Click on the PDF icon above to download a safety plan that you and your child or teen can fill out.


Adapted from the AAP patient education brochure, Suicide Prevention: What Parents Need to Know.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is an organization of 67,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists, and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety, and well-being of all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

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The information contained in this publication should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your pediatrician. There may be variations in treatment that your pediatrician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.


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