It’s a very emotional day for the Ottawa Senators as they try to help the Richardsons through an unthinkably difficult time. It's a story that has shocked and saddened the entire city. But, heartbreakingly, it's not a rare story. More teens die every year from suicide than they do from disease. This tragic story obviously emerges from the others due to the Richardson family's fame, popularity and NHL ties.
In the days that follow today’s memorial, many shocked parents will be asking themselves the question, “Could my child be at risk too?” Here’s CHEO psychologist Dr. Ian Manion on ways you can talk to your teen about suicide.