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Dr. Edwin Leap

Dr. Edwin Leap is a board certified emergency physician, who lives and practices in rural South Carolina. He is also a columnist and blogger. Dr. Leap serves on the Physicians Resource Council of Focus on the Family.

Teen suicide attempts impact the whole family

A Teen Suicide Attempt Can Rock the Whole Family

A child or teen suicide attempt represents much more than a medical problem. It represents a young person in crisis, crying out for help.

A distracted driver takes a picture of the road in front of him

Impaired Driving in Teens: Solutions Start With Love and Education

For parents, few things are as scary as the day we stand in the driveway and watch our teenaged children drive off in a car, alone, for the first time. But more unsettling is the first time they drive away with another teen.