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  • 1. Teen Suicide A presentation made by: Jesse Hess & Cody Dascomb
  • 2. <ul><li>92% Of teens at West Senior believe that teenagers think about suicide at some point of their lives </li></ul>
  • 3. <ul><li>87% of teens at West Senior believe that teen suicide is directly linked to bullying and hazing. </li></ul>
  • 4. <ul><li>60% of teens in West Senior know someone who has contemplated Suicide. </li></ul>
  • 5. <ul><li>Common reasons people at west think suicide is contemplated are: </li></ul><ul><li>Abusive or troublesome family life </li></ul><ul><li>HAZING </li></ul><ul><li>Boyfriend/ Girlfriend problems </li></ul><ul><li>SELF-DOUBT & Isolation </li></ul><ul><li>Obsession </li></ul><ul><li>Feelings of worthlessness </li></ul>
  • 6. <ul><li>71% of teens at West Senior say that those teenagers that contemplate suicide are effected forever by that experience. </li></ul>
  • 7. <ul><li>90% of teens at West Senior believe that talking helps in coping with the thoughts of those who may be contemplating suicide. </li></ul>
  • 8. <ul><li>22% of teens at West Senior believe that there IS a point in which death may be better than life. </li></ul>
  • 9. <ul><li>92% of teens at West Senior believe that pressure from outside sources is the bridge between thoughts of suicide and contemplation of suicide. </li></ul>
  • 10. <ul><li>85% of teens at West Senior believe that teenagers contemplating suicide DON’T realize how many people they would hurt if they were to take their own life. </li></ul>
  • 11. <ul><li>74% of the students at West Senior say that suicide is the cowards way to solve life’s built-up problems. </li></ul>
  • 12. <ul><li>80 percent of West Senior believes that contemplating suicide will change the perspective in which you see the world around you. </li></ul>
  • 13. US STATISTICS <ul><li>In 2005 there was a national total of 32,637 suicides. </li></ul><ul><li>25,907 of them were men, 6,730 were women. </li></ul><ul><li>4,212 were age 15-24 </li></ul>
  • 14. Suicide Method statistics <ul><li>In 2005 52.1% suicides were done by means of firearms. (GUNS) </li></ul><ul><li>22.2% suicides were done by means of strangulation or hanging. </li></ul><ul><li>17.6% suicides were done by means of poisons </li></ul><ul><li>8.1% used other methods. </li></ul>

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