Suicide. The action of killings oneself intentionally. A word synonymous with despair and tragedy, this act may be taken due to several reasons but if focused on a particular demographic, such as college students, the reasons may be clearer. It is widely accepted that causes of suicides are largely (if not completely) mentally related. With high amounts of stress and pressure coupled with ever amounting expectations on still developing minds, it does not seem difficult to correlate why the rates of suicide among college students is steadily increasing. Besides the lacking mental fortitude, these feelings of inadequacy and worthlessness within students, which may cause depression and even suicide, is caused by social or personal pressure from oneself or by their peers.
In “College Pressures” by William Zinsser, leader of one of the residential colleges at Yale University, the author describes the different amount of pressures that students struggle with in college. Because of his position at the university, he constantly noticed the students around him and the anxiety that was radiating off them. He believes that economic pressures cause students to feel anxious about paying back student loans after college. However, parental pressure leads students to make decisions that their parents would be happy with because of the feeling of guilt and wanting to please them.
Many students feel as if there is no one to turn to because their parents and other adults did not undergo this excessive amount of stress when they were young. The anxiety is so crippling some think there is no hope that things will get better, or they are worried they will let their parents down that the easiest solution is dying. Stress in high school is a problem that leads many teens and children to suicide, and Robbins highlights this with the statistics
Every eighteen seconds, a burglary occurs in the United States and guns is our safest source of protection, guns don 't kill people-people do. This claim is 100 percent absurd. Guns, along with plenty other weapons do kill people. Anyone who thinks otherwise is arrogant and should thoroughly rethink what and who they are endangering with their selfish desires. Guns provide easy access to suicide, encourage violent crimes, and help inhibit many accidental deaths.
Through an analysis of data, on why teens commit suicide, it has been shown that those teens were uneducated on how to cope with their problems and their own self worth in the world. Suicide comes from many factors. It comes from a whirlwind of negative things happening, piling up on oneself, then soon falling over on the person causing them to become emotionally drained down to the core. At this point the only way of responding to end their pain is by committing suicide.
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.
Canada, as one of the wealthiest countries in the world, has a unique economy system which integrated the public and private enterprises with a public to private property ratio of 40:60 indicating a high level of economic freedom in the nation (Sawe, 2017). As a member of The Organization for Economic Co-operation and development and Group of 7, Canada has the 11th largest economy as ranked by the nominal GDP and it ranked at 15th by the purchasing power parity (Sawe, 2017). In Canada, the service industry is dominant in the economy as three quarter of the population are employed in this particular industry (Sawe, 2017). Although the Canada’s economy dominated by the service industry, it is also one of the leading producer of natural resources
Analysis of Suicide in Adolescent Teens Suicide is becoming an increasingly larger social issue in today 's society, and is affecting all lives in one way or another. It is not a topic that is discussed as much as other social topics and a lot of the time, it’s awareness is only talked about when someone committed the act. Suicide is the act of an individual taking their own life. Many families of people who have committed this act have plenty of questions regarding suicide, such as “Why does this happen?”, or “How could we have helped them?”. This issue is very high in adolescent nowadays, and the rates are increasing.
Most of the students were under pressure, but some of them would choose suicide to end their life because they can’t suffer the pressure that the life given. According to Robert, (2014), “The pursuit of high test scores not only brings pressure to students, but also to teachers, making the relationship between teachers and students worse.” That is because teachers always made their students in pressure for good in exam for their afterwards working
Students face various challenges throughout their college career. Thus, the problems that students have can range from balance, new lifestyle, to financial problems. Therefore, finding a balance between being a student, possibly working, and keeping up with their social life is a necessity. Similarly, others are away from home for the first time thus, they have a new responsibility with being on their own and findings ways to deal with homesickness. Likewise, being exposed to new financial situations is yet another challenge college students will need to learn how to cope with.
Students are very likely to experience some or many stressors which may test their ability to cope: adapting to a new environment, balancing a heavy work load, making new friends, becoming more independent, and dealing with myriad of other issues. Looking from a closer perspective, the college students’ encounters a number of challenges in his day to day life, therefore the whole idea of an existing and vibrant college life is unveiled by these challenges which in turn contribute to
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among the youth aged 15-29. (WHO, 2014) Youth are the future of generation and work population. The human value and cost of a human life are then should be questioned in the social norm. Besides, a significant number of people, includes governments, international and national non-government organizations, religious groups and education institutes emphasises that actions have to be taken to prevent suicide problem.
Suicide is a dominant cause of death among teenagers and young adults. The rate of suicides and suicide attempts increases from time to time. For some, suicide is the permanent solution to a temporary problem and most pressing public health issues across the world. Suicides case is so often these days even becoming a trend and we are not even flinch anymore. The depression and substances abuse for teenagers currently become issues that lead to suicide cases among teenagers. They cannot adapt with that situation and tends to solve it by attempting suicide. Teenagers commit suicide because they cannot cope with the stress related matter such as depression and substances abuse, but counseling session, reading and watching films, and also highest attention from parents can reduce the number of suicide from increasing day by day.
Over the years the issue of suicide has been slowly increasing. It is now the third leading cause of death among young people. The effects of suicide are tragic and felt long after the individual has taken their own life. Some people who consider suicide, however, never make a “serious” attempt at it. For every attempted suicide, there is said to be more than one person whose thought of suicide has never translated into an actual attempt.