How can I prevent my depressed teen from hurting himself?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner
Protect your depressed teen from self-harm by removing all potentially dangerous objects from the home. Or lock those items away. This includes alcohol, prescription medications, and guns. If you have a firearm, lock it away and store the bullets in a different location.

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