teen suicide

Extortion

FBI: Steep climb in teens targeted by online ‘sextortion’ – Associated Press

The FBI sounded the alarm Monday about an explosive increase in teenage boys being targeted online and extorted for money after being tricked into sending sexually explicit pictures. At least 3,000 children, mostly teenage boys, have been victims of the schemes that are connected to more than a dozen suicides this year, a scale that

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Suicide hotline offers young people hope and a chance to talk with peers

The small office building, nestled just off the road near a medical office and appliance store, looks more like a house where a quiet family might live. The only signs of activity are the cars in the small parking lot out front. Most passersby likely have no idea what goes on behind the dark purple