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Teen Suicide

Teen Suicide

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    • 1. Teen Suicide Rates By: Tiffany Preston 5/11/11
    • 2. Essential QuestionWhat can be done to lower the rates of teen suicide?
    • 3. Why I Chose My Topic?Psychology Helping others Great listener
    • 4. Facts About Teen Suicide
    • 5. Facts About Teen SuicideEvery 100 minutes a teen commits
    • 6. Facts About Teen SuicideEvery 100 minutes a teen commits11th leading cause of death in the United States
    • 7. Facts About Teen SuicideEvery 100 minutes a teen commits11th leading cause of death in the United StatesA major factor of suicide is depression
    • 8. 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
    • 9. 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
    • 10. 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
    • 11. Statistics of Teen Suicide in Maine
    • 12. Statistics of Teen Suicide in MaineNumber of completed suicides in Maine averages about 160 annually
    • 13. Statistics of Teen Suicide in MaineNumber of completed suicides in Maine averages about 160 annuallyMore than 1,000 people every year are hospitalized
    • 14. 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
    • 15. 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
    • 16. 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
    • 17. 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
    • 18. Reasons & Signs of Teen Suicide Why? Warning signs
    • 19. Facts About Depression
    • 20. Facts About DepressionMost common psychological problem in the United States
    • 21. 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
    • 22. 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
    • 23. 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
    • 24. 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
    • 25. Reasons For Depression Why? Reasons
    • 26. Understanding the Signs of Depression
    • 27. Understanding the Signs of DepressionSerious depression isn’t something that just goes away
    • 28. Understanding the Signs of DepressionSerious depression isn’t something that just goes awayRequires long-term care
    • 29. Understanding the Signs of DepressionSerious depression isn’t something that just goes awayRequires long-term care80% of people with depression can improve
    • 30. 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
    • 31. Facts About Counseling
    • 32. Facts About CounselingWhat is counseling?
    • 33. Facts About CounselingWhat is counseling?What is the purpose?
    • 34. Facts About CounselingWhat is counseling?What is the purpose?Different counselors
    • 35. Facts About CounselingWhat is counseling?What is the purpose?Different counselorsDifferent counseling
    • 36. Facts About CounselingWhat is counseling?What is the purpose?Different counselorsDifferent counselingHow can counseling help?
    • 37. How Counseling Can Help
    • 38. Facts About Medication
    • 39. Facts About MedicationWhat is medication?
    • 40. Facts About MedicationWhat is medication?Negative effects
    • 41. Facts About MedicationWhat is medication?Negative effectsDifferent types
    • 42. Facts About MedicationWhat is medication?Negative effectsDifferent typesHow does medication help?
    • 43. How Medication Can Help
    • 44. Facts About Residential Treatment
    • 45. Facts About Residential TreatmentWhat is residential treatment?
    • 46. Facts About Residential TreatmentWhat is residential treatment?Benefits
    • 47. Facts About Residential TreatmentWhat is residential treatment?Benefits Cost
    • 48. Facts About Residential TreatmentWhat is residential treatment?Benefits Cost How can residential centers help?
    • 49. How Residential Treatment Can Help
    • 50. My Mentorship
    • 51. My Projecthttp://www.wix.com/tpreston10/teen-suicide
    • 52. THE END!

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