Year: 1992 Source: Suicide Prevention, v.6, no.3, (Summer 1992) SIEC No: 19990126

Children, like their parents, have unrealistic expectations based on the lifestyles seen on TV shows. This report is part 2 of a reprint of the relevant portions of an Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration monograph on reaching troubled teenagers. These youth represent a subpopulation of potential suicidal youth and/or youth who engage in high risk behavior that may lead to premature death.