Depression, according to some researchers, is considered to as the topmost cause of suicide. Most of the people who committed suicide are found out to being drowned in depression. They are too devastated from that heartbreak and under appreciation that they can 't handle it anymore. As an escape? They took their own lives thinking that it is the only solution they’ve got, when in fact, there 's too many ways to solve their own problem waiting for them to be discovered.
Suicide is influenced by bullying and family. Research shows that many turn to suicide due to suffering from bullying and the things at home with family. According to research many may not realize that there is also a link between being a bully and a person committing suicide. 30 percent of students and others who commit suicide is due to the internet, by the bully at school and home. The internet is something that is world wide, where everybody can see what’s going in the everyday life.
Suicide is motivated from psychological, social and physical disorders.11 About 80% of these cases are most commonly associated with alcohol abuse and depression.12 Number of people are committing suicide by hanging each year, making it one of the 10 leading causes of death in the world accounting more than a million death annually.13 Even though there are other sources available to commit suicide like consuming poison, run over by train, fall from height, road traffic accidents, drowning, as a common method people from south Asian countries prefer hanging.14 Ligature materials are easily available for the victims at the time of act as most of them are daily usable
Jenna Robbins Mrs. Gallos English 3 Honors 29 March 2018 Suicide and Depression Prevention Suicide and depression in general is a huge ongrowing issue in society today. “The statistics for suicide are frightening. According to the WHO, more than 800,000 people commit suicide every year, with perhaps 20 times that number attempting suicide” (Suicide; how can we prevent suicide, 2015). Suicide is not a joke in society today. There are tons of bullies and other conflicts that lead people into feelings of depression.
On the news you don 't often see many people who have committed self-harm. Self-harm is when you hurt yourself on purpose it 's one of the most common method to cut yourself, other people feel a impulse to burn there arms, or pull out their hair. Adults don 't do nothing because they don 't know enough information about these actions about 800 thousand people die in a year. The media should promote more awareness about self-harm because many teens practice self-harm, parents can know the causes and effects of self-harm, and we all can
Statistics conducted in 1996 show that “every 42 seconds a teenager attempts suicide and every 16.9 minutes a teenager completes it” (World Future Society, 1996, p.51). Reading these statistics, a lot of people think that this is not a problem and this will never ever happen with them and with their closest ones. Actually, I was one of those people but at one moment everything changed. A friend of mine faced the death of her family member and fell into depression that then caused a suicide attempt. Everyone feels overwhelmed by difficult life situations sometimes.
Durkheim (1897) wanted to know what really made people want to take their own lives and which elements and what influences drove people to the point where they have no other decision but to take their lives. Durkheim (1897) supposed that sociological components such as marital status, pressure at work, stress of daily activities contributed tremendously to the reasons why people commit suicide (Durkheim 1897, cited in open college blog, 2017). South Africa in particular, has one of the highest suicide rates in the world, especially in the teenager age group. According to statistics given by the Daily Maverick, every hour there is someone taking his/her own life and the WHO (World Health Organisation) states that South Africa has eighth highest suicide rate in the world (Van Der Merwe, 2015). A shocking statistics, which is also discovered by the World Health Organisation is that the third substantial cause for unnatural deaths is South Africa is suicide (Van Der Merwe, 2015).
Suicide is now becoming the leading cause of death among the U.S. military veterans. Suicide occurs when a person chooses to end their life due to they see suicide as the only way out of the problem they may be in. The stress generated by war is one of the many reasons these soldiers choose suicide. Some could not endure what they had been through while at the war. The Department of Veterans Affairs have several programs and services in place to help prevent Veterans from getting to the point of committing suicide.
It was not viewed this way because of the purpose for the majority of the suicides. Back in this time, executions were the worst punishment. Because of these executions, people who were family or friends with the executed often became depressed, and thought that once their honor was gone, they didn’t have much to live for. It’s for this reason that a lot of people took their lives; they presumed that there was nothing more for them to live for. It was
A more recent incident is the Orlando shooting, where many people still cannot grasp why a man fired killing forty-nine people, along with injured fifty-three more. The attack shocked America showing citizens that a shooting (domestic terrorism) can happen at any point. That was the deadliest mass shooting in American history, America wept for Orlando, unbeknownst to them that the death toll of this attack would be topped such a short time later in Las Vegas, where once more America