Dr. Tami Benton Talks Suicide Prevention in NBC10 Documentary

Tami Benton, MD, Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Discusses how Families Can Talk to Their Children about Suicide in an NBC 10 Documentary.

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Suicide Prevention NBC 10 SpecialSuicide continues to be a leading cause of death among children and young adults. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), suicide is the second-leading cause of death among people age 10-24.

NBC10 recently published an online documentary taking a look at suicide and how you can talk to your children about this difficult topic. Tami Benton, MD, Psychiatrist-in-Chief, spoke with NBC10 about the stress younger children are facing and how our doctors are integrating mental healthcare into your child’s check-ups.

Watch the documentary