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The Austin Travis County Suicide Prevention Coalition is providing this information to you as a courtesy. This volunteer group of Austin and Travis County community members is working to successfully implement the Austin Travis County Plan for Suicide Prevention : Guidelines for Suicide Prevention which was submitted to Mayor Will Wynn in August 2005

Children may not talk about their feelings about the death of someone they knew. They may hold back feelings because they are so overwhelming and thus appear not to be affected.

The first step in helping abused children is learning to recognize the symptoms of child abuse. Although child abuse is divided into four types — physical abuse, neglect, sexual abuse, and emotional abuse

Parenting a child with challenging behavior is a challenge — but it is one that parents can overcome with the appropriate strategies.

Children have to be taught discipline. They are not born with it. Little by little parents have to teach it to them. While teaching discipline does take time and practice, it gets easier as children learn to control their own behavior. And best of all, teaching discipline does not have to hurt either the parents or the children.