Suicide Rates: The Role Of Teenage Suicide In Native America

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Native American Teenage Suicide Rate Native Americans have the highest teen suicide rates from all ethnic groups. Suicide is when a person takes their own life voluntarily and intentionally. Many people commit suicide by hanging themselves, cutting their veins, and overdosing on sleeping pills. Native Americans’ suicide rates are so high because social problems like cyberbullying and unemployment. According to “Tribes battle high teen suicide rates on native American reservations,” Cristina Maza states bullying can be one cause to committing suicide. Cyberbullying is a type of bullying that happens on the internet. “Bullying can have a profound affects on the way people think and how they feel about themselves.” Many teens use social media

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