Teen Suicide

Most teens contemplate suicide at one point or another in their lives. It seems an easy method of escape because the future is held with such overwhelming dread. It may just be threatened in forced acknowledgement. "You'll cry when I die," for those feeling unappreciated, used, or abused. Pressure to succeed, stress, anxiety, self doubt, and family problems are cumulative factors.

Cases

Third Leading cause of death for ages 15-24.

Recommendations

I'm sure everyone contemplates suicide at one point in their lives. Professional help is the ideal option for those feeling serious about taking their lives. 90% of suicidal teens believed their families did not understand them. Communication is very important. There are lots of hotlines out there to help if you just need to talk, for example, 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433). Try the writing exercises. They help put definition to the problems at hand.


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Teen Suicide
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