Speech On Teen Suicide

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Teenage suicide, in other words, youth suicide has not been a new issue in modern life nowadays. This matter has become a tragedy over the world, a burden for both governments and families. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), suicide is the third-leading cause of death for 15-24 years old, after accidents and homicide. The statistics of CDC estimates that at least 25 attempts are made for every completed teen suicide. From the number of deaths and the serious of consequences, not only authorities but also parents, siblings and friends take actions to prevent and help young people. Thus, this paper, with the purpose of helping troubled teens will discuss the reasons behind a teen’s suicide, warning signs and how…show more content…
Moreover, suicide rates have grown up to 60% during 45 years. The rate for boys and girls are also reported differently. Boys are about 4 times more likely to die from the suicide attempt. This is related to the method that they choose such as firearms, hanging or jumping from the height. Although girls tend to think and attempt to suicide about twice as often as boys, the methods they choose are less dangerous – often using overdoses or cutting themselves. In general, girls are easier to help because they more frequently ask for help and tell their feelings for friends or caring adults. Oppositely, boys do not talk about their feelings.
After a teenage suicide, families and friends want to answer the question” why they commit suicide?”. It is complex to tell what the exact reasons are. It can be divided into two groups: Emotional causes and Environmental
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When teens grow up, they have to deal with a lot of stress in their life and it may seem difficult for them to control all of the life and hormonal changes. Some adults feel their kids are going to do such that things to pay attention. It is necessary to see warning signs as serious.
If you are the parent of a suicidal teen, try to understand listen to them. Keeping the lines of communication between parents and teens is also important. Parents should stay with them, talk to them and help them overcome this period. Be a teacher, a friend to listen and be willing to help teens. The youth needs to know that family and friends support and love them. Hope is needed more than judgment at this this time. Do not accuse them whatever they did. Try to help them find hope in their life again.
Some parents are afraid of asking teens about suicide because the idea of suicide may appear in their teen’s head. Giving teens a chance to open up and talk about their feelings will help relieve some of stress and depression. Teens have to know that there are always solutions or ways for them to cope with problems. Parents can show them family pictures, hold a small party to enhance an opportunity to understand and give them positive

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