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Trend: Teen suicide increasing

3 years ago March 05, 2012 Mar 5, 2012 Monday, March 05 2012 Monday, March 05, 2012 2:41:29 PM CST in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Kristy Davis

BATON ROUGE - According the Centers for Disease Control, suicide is the third leading cause of death for adolescents and young adults, and the trend is on the rise.

The CDC says 149,000 young people will attempt suicide in a year, and 44,000 will carry the act to completion. 

One cause parents are watching is bullying.  Right now News 2's Kristy Davis is talking to a bullying victims who survived the torment.  Get the full story tonight on News 2 at 10.

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