Causes of Teenage Suicide
Around the United States, many teenagers between the age of 15 to 24 commit suicide and is the third leading cause of teen death. Following car accidents and homocide. But, what people didn’t know is that suicide is the fouth leading cause of death for children between the age of 10 and 14. Many adults think that the teenager commited suicide just because he/she was crazy or needed help. But they never took the time out to actually listen to these teens and see what was wrong with them and try to help them cope with whatever they were going through.
I, personally, wonder what are the main reasons of teen suicide. I’ve heard about some causes but no one has ever said the cause of it because its to much for the family to talk about. I also wonder what are the effects on the suicide survivors. Suicide survivors are the family members or the loved ones of the victim. The warnings are there, but many times the adults are to busy to notice them. Many parents blame themselves after the death of there kids. Many say “if I only knew”, they would of done things diffrently and tried ot help out there children.
Suicide is the leading cause of death worldwide. One fourth of suicides are teenagers and young adults under 25. The leading cause of suicide is depression. Depression affects 1 in 6 people in the United States, thats approximately 17.6 million Americans a year. Alcohol and drug addiction is also a cause for suicide. Almost half of teens who commit suicide had attempted suicide previously.
Being bullied is also a big cause for teen suicide.According to the study, 76 percent of 14-24 year olds say digital abuse is a serious problem for people their age, with 56 percent reporting that they have experienced abuse through social and digital media. Girls are twice as likely than boys to be the target of cyberbullying. Girls take unflattering pictures of themselves and they send them to one person and then they stard spreading it...