As kids head back to school over the next several weeks, experts are warning parents to learn the meaning behind a new “back to school necklace” trend.
For many students, returning to the classroom can be an overwhelming time. Kids are met with an array of emotions including anxiety and stress as the start of a new school year comes around.
But if you hear your child talking about shopping for a “back to school necklace,” experts warn it likely has nothing to do with jewelry at all, but may actually be a larger cry for help.
According to Urban Dictionary, a “back to school necklace” is actually a hidden term for a noose, and refers to the feeling of suicide.