Suicide Awareness

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Suicide Awareness

  1. 1. Suicide
  2. 2. Do you ever feel hurt or worthless?
  3. 3. Do you feel like nobody loves you or accepts you?
  4. 4. Do you ever just want to escape all your problems?
  5. 5. This is NORMAL!
  6. 6. As a teen, you Will face many Problems. . . .
  7. 7. but suicide is never the answer!
  8. 8. Why do teens commit suicide?
  9. 9. Drug & Alcohol Drug and Alcohol abuse, mixed With Depression, increase the risk of Suicide.
  10. 10. Family violence Violence within the family teaches teens that it’s the Only answer to their problems.
  11. 11. Depression Feelings of Unhappiness and low self-worth can trigger suicide.
  12. 12. Firearms at Home Easy access To guns Make it Easier for Teens to Commit suicide
  13. 13. Failure Although everyone experiences failure in life, some teens maybe unable to cope With their feelings of worthlessness.
  14. 14. Recent Loss The loss of a loved One can be a traumatic experiences and can cause feelings of loneliness and hurt. It may lead a teen to think that suicide is the only answer to pain.
  15. 19. If you have experienced Any thoughts Of suicide. . .
  16. 20. Call a suicide Hotline 1-800-SUICIDE
  17. 21. Suicide is the 6 th leading cause of young people ages 5-14 and the 3 rd leading cause of death for people ages 15-24.
  18. 22. TALK TO SOMEONE!
  19. 23. It happens every 100 minutes!
  20. 24. Know the warning signs. Someone may be Suicidal if they. . .
  21. 25. Give away their possessions….
  22. 26. Engage in drinking or drugs. . .
  23. 27. Isolate themselves from friends and family. . .
  24. 28. Experience changes in their eating and sleeping habits. . . .
  25. 29. Or talk about death.
  26. 30. Be there for them.
  27. 31. Remember! They Need You!

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