Suicide is the act or an instance of taking one 's own life voluntarily and intentionally. (Giving more) The statistic on bullying and suicide is very disquieting. Suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people, resulting in about 4,400 deaths per year. For every suicide among young people, there are at least 100 suicide attempts. (Facts)From the website PureSight Online Child Safety they wrote" Hannah Smith, a 14-year-old girl from Lutterworth, Leicestershire, England, hanged herself in her bedroom on August 3rd, 2013.
In the world today, bullying is a constant happening everywhere. It occurs between families, friends, strangers and even classmates. If one is bullied by their classmates, it would be very difficult to deal with, especially with advantages in technology, the bullying would continue outside of school. As an example, "in several cases teens reportedly committed suicide to escape the intense and unrelenting bullying they endured" (Ollove par. 2).
Before the shooting he was removed from class multiple times and Nikki Giovanni said that he was a bully. He was also encouraged to get counselling by Lucinda Roy, the co-director of the schools writing program. In 2005 he was accused of stalking female students but charges were never filed. Sometime between seven and eight A.M. Cho shot and killed two students in a dormitory. Between the two separate shootings Cho mailed a package to NBC News.
This ad does not look at this disease as something that will cripple you for the rest of your life yet looks at this as a beatable disease with the right help. I feel that this as is very persuasive to making people understand that there is help available out there for anyone seeking a chance at recovery
Every forty seconds, a person makes a suicide attempt and succeeds. Adding to one million deaths annually, suicide is the tenth leading cause of death for Americans, and youth suicide rates continue to rise. People of all ages make the decision to end their lives for a variety of reasons, but patterns are common. Certain emotions or perceptions, such as those of failure and isolation, are common in suicide victims. Public disciplinary actions can evoke the aforementioned emotions.
For teens, they receive the option of seeking help from a therapist or obtain counsel from a trustworthy person. For elderly people, they receive support from therapy as well as someone they trust, and from the specialist in the hospital. Even Universities and Colleges provide programs for people who are thinking of suicide and helping them out for a change of mind. The best support is not insulting the person who wants to commit suicide to not make it worst for example, “The steps of helping out on the case of Emotional Pain is ask questions, keep them safe and become the best example to them and be there meaning listen carefully to their situation”(National Institute of Mental Health). Perhaps, it builds trust and the person and to comfort them to make them feel important and welcomed.
(Caruso). People should recognize about the causes of suicide to prevent it. (People need to recognize about the reason why committing suicide has been increased to prevent it.) Anyone who is suicidal (attempt or commit suicide) must be persuaded not to commit suicide. However, some argue that each person has a freedom to die.
I agree with the idea of assisted suicide, because if someone is suffering to the point that they can no longer care for themselves. They may feel that it is there time to go and that person should be able to make that decision. Although some believe that assisted suicide is wrong that should be left to the person that is going to die or the person
What is Bullying? Bullying is aggressive behavior that is intentional and that involves an imbalance of power or strength. Bullying can take many forms, such as hitting, kicking, threatening another, teasing, name-calling, excluding from a group, or sending mean notes or e-mails. How common is bullying? Approximately 30 percent of all children and youth in grades 9 through 14 have been bullied or have bullied other children "sometimes" or more often within a semester.
Another concerning fact is that suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death among 10-24 year olds in Maryland. Therefore, it is a major cause of death among college-aged students. Studies have revealed that 90% of people who commit suicide have a psychiatric disorder. Physical and mental pain caused by bullying has been found
I never really saw anything explaining to me that suicide was a really big problem and that it could be fixed. Suicide is an important issue because it is the third leading cause of death for children ages ten to fourteen and the second leading cause of deaths for people ages fifteen to thirty-five("Teen Suicide."). In a report, about every 12.95 minutes a person commits suicide. This adds up to more than 40,000 deaths a year in the United States. ("Teen Suicide.")