Suicide is the second leading cause of death in teens.
Every day about 5,400 teens attempt to commit suicide.
1 in every 6 people have thought about suicide. 1 in 12 have have attempted suicide.
Signs and Causes of Being Suicidal
Statements about feeling worthless, hopeless, or helpless.
Final arrangements such as giving away prized possessions.
Out of character behavior
Self destructive behavior
Loss in interest of things usually enjoyed
Bad home environment
Lack of people caring about them in school
-Teen was bullied online and tried to kill herself
-Online bullying that everyone can see can make someone feel attacked
-24/7 confidential talk with a professional counselor
-Can refer you to a crisis center near you
-find support groups for you
-just a person to talk to when you feel like hurting yourself
-1 in 6 have thought about committing suicide
-1 in 12 have attempted committing suicide
-Rising stress levels in teens is a factor because the brain isn't as good at making decisions under pressure.
-School can be very hard for teens especially if they don't fit in
-A 17 year old girl in Japan was bullied since elementary school
-September 1 is the day the most suicides in Japan occur.
-Outreach program to help kids feel needed
-Have many programs across the U.S.