Suicide is understandably a tragic event and it elicits strong emotional responses.
Suicide is the third leading cause of death for youth and adolescents ages 15-24 years old, indicating that all youth are at great risk for suicide (American Association of Suicidology 1).
Especially with the recent events in Columbine High School with the suicide murder massacre, we see that this has to come to a stop.
We need to work together to try to prevent suicide from happening.
Maybe you even told some of your friends that you were going to do it, and they didn't believe you, thinking it were a joke.
You may have told your friends about your plans, but apparently your parents had no clue as to why you would choose to take your life, but this is the case with most teenage suicides.
uicide, the deliberate taking of one’s own life, is the second leading cause of death among young people in Canada.
Suicide and motor vehicle accidents account for almost sixty percent of youth deaths.
There are also many other places you can go to get help with suicide. Sometimes when a teen enters a state of deep depression, they see suicide as a way out. Well, suicide is not the way to solve a bad situation in your life. Not only do you suffer when you commit suicide; it also affects your family, friends, and all the people around you.
There are many hotlines out there that you can call up anytime you want, they include: National Suicide Hotline (24 Hours) Teenage Suicide Center 1-800-555-1212 3811 O'Hara Street Pittsburgh, PA 15213 (412) 624-0729 Father Flanagan's Boys Town Hotline Youth Suicide National Center (for boys and girls) 1-800-448-3000 1825 Eye Street, N. There are many reasons people commit suicide, depression, bad grades, pregnancy, not being able to be with the one you love, the list goes on.