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Teensuicde

  1. 1. Teenage Suicide and Twisted By: Aaron Pikula
  2. 2. What is teen suicide? <ul><li>Suicide is the intentional taking of one's own life. Teen suicide is just that a teenager taking their own life. </li></ul><ul><li>Teenagers are especially vulnerable to suicide since their minds are still growing and developing. They are also at risk because a growing mind makes a lot of decisions without considering long-term consequences. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What are the warning signs of a suicidal teen? <ul><li>There are some warning signs to a suicidal teen that need to be taken seriously whenever they are encountered. They include: </li></ul><ul><li>Sudden change in their personality </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of interest of once pleasurable activities </li></ul><ul><li>Frequent mood swings,accompanied by violent behavior </li></ul><ul><li>Stating that they are a bad person </li></ul><ul><li>Making subtle comments such as “It’s no use anymore,” “it’ll all be over soon.” etc. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Statistics of teen suicide <ul><li>Suicide for males are different than for females. This is because the mind of a teen male is much different than the mind of a female. </li></ul><ul><li>Females are more likely to attempt suicide while more males actually kill themselves while attempting. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Survey Rationale <ul><li>For this part I created a survey asking about some common facts about teens and suicide. The purpose of this is to show the misinformation that surrounds teens that commit suicide. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Survey Results <ul><li>Problems have almost gotten to the point where you thought suicide was a solution? </li></ul><ul><li>People surveyed: 50% Yes </li></ul><ul><li>50% No </li></ul><ul><li>Someone you know has committed suicide? </li></ul><ul><li>People surveyed: 100% No </li></ul><ul><li>Suicide is the ____ cause of death for people ages 14-19? </li></ul><ul><li>People Surveyed: Leading 50% </li></ul><ul><li>Second leading 33.3% </li></ul><ul><li>Third leading 16.7% </li></ul><ul><li>Fourth leading 0.0% </li></ul>
  7. 7. Survey Results <ul><li>The suicide rate has tripled since the 1950s? </li></ul><ul><li>True 83.3% </li></ul><ul><li>False 16.7 </li></ul><ul><li>Women attempt suicide three times as often as men? </li></ul><ul><li>True 100% </li></ul><ul><li>When attempting suicide men are ____ more likely to be successful than women </li></ul><ul><li>Two times 33.3% </li></ul><ul><li>Three times 33.3% </li></ul><ul><li>Four times 33.3% </li></ul>
  8. 8. Survey Results <ul><li>You feel that people who commit suicide had no other choice? </li></ul><ul><li>Yes 33.3% </li></ul><ul><li>No 66.7 </li></ul><ul><li>You feel that suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem </li></ul><ul><li>Yes 83.3% </li></ul><ul><li>No 16.7% </li></ul><ul><li>Most teens that commit suicide are already involved on other dangerous activities? (heavy drug and alcohol use) </li></ul><ul><li>Yes 16.7% </li></ul><ul><li>Not always 66.7% </li></ul><ul><li>No 66.7% </li></ul>
  9. 9. Survey results <ul><li>You feel that suicide is morally wrong? </li></ul><ul><li>Yes 50% </li></ul><ul><li>No 50% </li></ul>

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