Teen Suicide PARENTAL DISCRETION ADVISED

March 20, 2012
Hosted by The Express Yourself! STAR On-Air Teen Team

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Episode Description

OPINIONS DURING THIS SHOW DO NOT REFLECT THE OPINIONS OF VOICE AMERICA AND OR WORLD TALK RADIO PLEASE CONSULT A CRISIS PROFESSIONAL. Every fifteen minutes someone commits suicide. Suicide claims more than a million lives each year and leaves more than five million to mourn them. Its victims are drawn by drugs, depression, disease, sexual confusion, bullying, peer pressures, feelings of desperation. The only way to thwart this unforgiving beast is to confront it by raising levels of awareness Talking about teen suicide in youth is a necessity in order to stop it. Steven Zhou hosts our show focusing on these tough issues with award winning essay writer and author, Carl David, whose mission is to save lives. His latest book, "Bader Field; How My Family Survived Suicide" is the emotional story of our family's struggle to survive after his older brother at age 22 took his life. Courtney Tran and Rachel Glass share personal experiences with Radio Junkie and Making a Difference.

Express Yourself!

Express Yourself!

Tuesday at 12 Noon Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Kids Channel

Express Yourself! is an entertaining adolescent fusion program where passion, productivity, and possibility populate the airwaves. Produced by Starstyle Productions, LLC as an international outreach program of Be the Star You Are! charity, the radio program, Express Yourself! is a show for, by, and about teens. Hosted by teens and teenage field reporters from around the country, Express Yourself! is THE destination for teens to be heard. Within the walls of the young adult community, listeners are uplifted and encouraged to be the stars of your own life. Through collaboration and conversation, a global campus of young people express their views. Topics include anything that kids talk about-books, music, making a difference, technology, school, art, humor, writing, tough talks, health, sports, films, family, friends, foes, fashion, and fun. Come play in STAR country and Express Yourself!, Tuesdays at Noon Pacific on VoiceAmerica Kids.

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The Express Yourself! STAR On-Air Teen Team

The Express Yourself! STAR On-Air Teen Team

Broadcasting since 2011, twenty-seven young people from around the United States have regularly shared their passions and interests as hosts and reporters on Express Yourself! These teens are not afraid of the tough topics and thrill at the opportunity of interviewing a variety of guests including authors, actors, Olympians, scientists, musicians, poets, and experts of varied disciplines. As volunteers with Be the Star You Are! 501 c3 charity (http://www.BTSYA.org) the Express Yourself! teens are accomplished youth striving to make a difference on our planet and are dedicated to sharing ideas while having fun and giving a voice to the voiceless. Meet our STARS at http://www.ExpressYourselfTeenRadio.com.

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