Effects Of Teenage Suicide Essay

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Suicide and Self-harm is one of the main leading causes in youth deaths in today's society. The thought of ending his or her life is one of the thoughts developing in teenagers’ minds around the globe. There are many reasons to why a person will put their life at risk, such as stress, depression, loss of a loved one, or being bullied. Constant use of drugs or alcohol is also another leading cause to a person to have suicidal thoughts/actions. Suicide is not the way to go, there are plenty of other options to overcome suicidal thoughts or actions. Teenage suicide is definitely preventable when the right help is present. It can be recognized on the internet, gossiping, and phone callings. In almost all cases teenagers who bully others get some type of satisfaction in causing pain and injury to other teenagers. Being bullied should be an experience that no youth ever has to go through. Young teens who are being bullied…show more content…
Family members, friends, teammates, neighbors, and sometimes those who don’t even know the teen as well might experience feelings of grief, confusion, guilt, and the sense that if only they had done something differently, the suicide could have been prevented. Learning more about what might lead a teen to suicide may help prevent future tragedies. Even though it's not always preventable, it’s a good idea to be informed and take action to help a troubled teenager. (kidshealth) The most convenient and potentially the most useful source of help for a suicidal person are his friends and family. These are the people that are always available, they have the most knowledge of the persons past history and in addition it doesn’t cost anything to talk to them. If family members are sensitive enough about the topic then they could potentially save a life. There are a number of ideas that friends and families should keep in mind when dealing with potential suicides.

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