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Talk To Me!

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I wish every teenager in America would wear a t-shirt that says "Talk to Me." In fact, I wish the t-shirts would say "talk to me, touch me, connect with me, help me change our world!"

After three recent teens suicides, two teens at a local high school have started selling t-shirts that say "talk to me," and I am just thrilled because these teens found a way to tell the adults around them that they need more communication! They need adults to talk with them, touch them, connect with them, and spend time with them! Every teen needs that connection, but when stressed, vulnerable and traumatized, they need it even more!

My heart is with this community and I hope these t-shirts become the school uniform!

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Dr. Brown is a developmental psychologist specializing in adolescent health.

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