Teen suicide is a serious problem that's only increasing in our country. "Nearly 1 in 6 high school students has seriously considered suicide" (NY Daily News). This statistic shows that you probably know one, probably multiple, people who are considering taking their own life. Teens have problems, both minor and major, in their lives, just like adults. Being a friend, and someone to talk to, can help them someone feel supported, and make them feel like they aren't alone.
Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/1-12-teens-attempted-suicide-report-article-1.1092622#ixzz2Whb4XhWY