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Paris Jackson "Physically Fine" after possible suicide attempt

By Shirin Rajaee, KEYT NewsChannel 3 Anchor/Reporter, shirin.rajaee@keyt.com
Published On: Jun 06 2013 05:56:49 PM CDT
Updated On: Jun 10 2013 02:32:54 PM CDT

Local psychologist weighs in on how this incident can act as a wake up call for parents.

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

Paris Jackson is safe and physically ok after being rushed to an LA hospital, according to sources close to the family. 

The 15-year old daughter of the late Michael Jackson tried to hurt herself with a knife Wednesday in her Calabasas home, and is now getting the appropriate medical attention.

The night before, Paris had left some cryptic messages to her followers on Twitter--- including one tweet quoting the Beatles' song "Yesterday," and another saying "I wonder why tears are salty."

One local psychologist tells NewsChannel 3 these were signs missed, and that we can learn from her incident by paying more attention to our children, and learning to better communicate with them.

If you're concerned about a loved one or want to know how to best  speak to your child about suicide, here are some helpful videos:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BByqa7bhto&feature=youtu.be

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIeBxeOxFyE

Brochure on S.A.F.T.Y.:

http://www.countyofsb.org/uploadedFiles/admhs/SAFTY_Brochure-New_Format.pdf

Psychalive.org Suicide page:

http://www.psychalive.org/2013/01/suicide-prevention-advice-2/

24-hour National Suicide Hotline-- 1-800- 273- TALK


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