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  • Teen Suicide Rates By: Tiffany Preston 5/11/11
  • Essential QuestionWhat can be done to lower the rates of teen suicide?
  • Why I Chose My Topic?Psychology Helping others Great listener
  • Facts About Teen Suicide
  • Facts About Teen SuicideEvery 100 minutes a teen commits
  • Facts About Teen SuicideEvery 100 minutes a teen commits11th leading cause of death in the United States
  • Facts About Teen SuicideEvery 100 minutes a teen commits11th leading cause of death in the United StatesA major factor of suicide is depression
  • Facts About Teen SuicideEvery 100 minutes a teen commits11th leading cause of death in the United StatesA major factor of suicide is depressionCommon methods: * Shooting - 60% of all suicides, 1st most common * Drug overdose - 2nd most common among women * Hanging - 2nd most common among men * Others - suffocation, electrocution, intentional car accident, severing a vein, & jumping
  • Facts About Teen SuicideEvery 100 minutes a teen commits11th leading cause of death in the United StatesA major factor of suicide is depressionCommon methods: * Shooting - 60% of all suicides, 1st most common * Drug overdose - 2nd most common among women * Hanging - 2nd most common among men * Others - suffocation, electrocution, intentional car accident, severing a vein, & jumping Hospital visits for attempts cost $33,000 per visit with 730,000 attempts a year
  • Facts About Teen SuicideEvery 100 minutes a teen commits11th leading cause of death in the United StatesA major factor of suicide is depressionCommon methods: * Shooting - 60% of all suicides, 1st most common * Drug overdose - 2nd most common among women * Hanging - 2nd most common among men * Others - suffocation, electrocution, intentional car accident, severing a vein, & jumping Hospital visits for attempts cost $33,000 per visit with 730,000 attempts a year Causes: * Alcohol & drugs * No connection to parents * Depression * Stressful event
  • Statistics of Teen Suicide in Maine
  • Statistics of Teen Suicide in MaineNumber of completed suicides in Maine averages about 160 annually
  • Statistics of Teen Suicide in MaineNumber of completed suicides in Maine averages about 160 annuallyMore than 1,000 people every year are hospitalized
  • Statistics of Teen Suicide in MaineNumber of completed suicides in Maine averages about 160 annuallyMore than 1,000 people every year are hospitalizedNationally, there have been an average of 30,000-50,000 suicides annually
  • Statistics of Teen Suicide in MaineNumber of completed suicides in Maine averages about 160 annuallyMore than 1,000 people every year are hospitalizedNationally, there have been an average of 30,000-50,000 suicides annuallyMales are five times more likely than females to attempt suicide
  • Statistics of Teen Suicide in MaineNumber of completed suicides in Maine averages about 160 annuallyMore than 1,000 people every year are hospitalizedNationally, there have been an average of 30,000-50,000 suicides annuallyMales are five times more likely than females to attempt suicideFor 15-34 year olds in Maine, suicide is the second-leading cause of death
  • Statistics of Teen Suicide in MaineNumber of completed suicides in Maine averages about 160 annuallyMore than 1,000 people every year are hospitalizedNationally, there have been an average of 30,000-50,000 suicides annuallyMales are five times more likely than females to attempt suicideFor 15-34 year olds in Maine, suicide is the second-leading cause of deathFor 35-55 year olds in Maine, suicide is the fourth-leading cause of death
  • Reasons & Signs of Teen Suicide Why? Warning signs
  • Facts About Depression
  • Facts About DepressionMost common psychological problem in the United States
  • Facts About DepressionMost common psychological problem in the United StatesAffects 20% of adult women, 10% of adult men, & 5% of teens * 1 out of 8 teens have depression * 70% treated will experience it again
  • Facts About DepressionMost common psychological problem in the United StatesAffects 20% of adult women, 10% of adult men, & 5% of teens * 1 out of 8 teens have depression * 70% treated will experience it againYou can feel sad, discouraged, hopeless, or even exhausted
  • Facts About DepressionMost common psychological problem in the United StatesAffects 20% of adult women, 10% of adult men, & 5% of teens * 1 out of 8 teens have depression * 70% treated will experience it againYou can feel sad, discouraged, hopeless, or even exhaustedDifferent types: * Reactive * Major * Bipolar disorder * Atypical disorder * Seasonal affective disorder * Postpartum
  • Facts About DepressionMost common psychological problem in the United StatesAffects 20% of adult women, 10% of adult men, & 5% of teens * 1 out of 8 teens have depression * 70% treated will experience it againYou can feel sad, discouraged, hopeless, or even exhaustedDifferent types: * Reactive * Major * Bipolar disorder * Atypical disorder * Seasonal affective disorder * PostpartumReactive depression is the most common with teens
  • Reasons For Depression Why? Reasons
  • Understanding the Signs of Depression
  • Understanding the Signs of DepressionSerious depression isn’t something that just goes away
  • Understanding the Signs of DepressionSerious depression isn’t something that just goes awayRequires long-term care
  • Understanding the Signs of DepressionSerious depression isn’t something that just goes awayRequires long-term care80% of people with depression can improve
  • Understanding the Signs of DepressionSerious depression isn’t something that just goes awayRequires long-term care80% of people with depression can improveSleep could prevent depression * Improves mood * Memory * Creativity
  • Facts About Counseling
  • Facts About CounselingWhat is counseling?
  • Facts About CounselingWhat is counseling?What is the purpose?
  • Facts About CounselingWhat is counseling?What is the purpose?Different counselors
  • Facts About CounselingWhat is counseling?What is the purpose?Different counselorsDifferent counseling
  • Facts About CounselingWhat is counseling?What is the purpose?Different counselorsDifferent counselingHow can counseling help?
  • How Counseling Can Help
  • Facts About Medication
  • Facts About MedicationWhat is medication?
  • Facts About MedicationWhat is medication?Negative effects
  • Facts About MedicationWhat is medication?Negative effectsDifferent types
  • Facts About MedicationWhat is medication?Negative effectsDifferent typesHow does medication help?
  • How Medication Can Help
  • Facts About Residential Treatment
  • Facts About Residential TreatmentWhat is residential treatment?
  • Facts About Residential TreatmentWhat is residential treatment?Benefits
  • Facts About Residential TreatmentWhat is residential treatment?Benefits Cost
  • Facts About Residential TreatmentWhat is residential treatment?Benefits Cost How can residential centers help?
  • How Residential Treatment Can Help
  • My Mentorship
  • My Projecthttp://www.wix.com/tpreston10/teen-suicide
  • THE END!