Teen suicide

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Teen suicide

  1. 1. TEEN SUICIDE<br />CONNOR MCMAHON<br />MRS.RAYBURN-4<br />4/20/2010<br />
  2. 2. TEEN SUICIDE<br />Suicide is the third leading cause of death for 15-to-24-year-olds, and the sixth leading cause of death for 5-to-14-year-olds. <br />
  3. 3. WHY TEENS COMMIT SUICIDE<br />Depression<br />Divorced parents<br />Home violence<br />Rejected by peers<br />Substance abuse<br />BEEING BULLIED<br />
  4. 4. STATISTICS ON TEEN SUICIDE<br />1 in 5 have thought about suicide<br />1 in 6 have made plans of suicide<br />1 in 12 have attempted suicide<br />8 in 10 have tried to ask for help<br />
  5. 5. PHOEBE PRINCE……………<br />
  6. 6. WHY SHE COMMITED SUICIDE<br />15-year-old Phoebe Prince moved from Ireland to Massachusetts, with the promise of a new life. Instead, she took her own life, to escape allegedly vicious bullying, on Facebook, text messages, and in school, and now angry residents of her South Hadley, Mass. community want answers, and punishment for the bullies.<br />
  7. 7. CONTINUED………<br />On the day of her death, Jan. 14, Prince was walking home from school when bullies drove by in a car, hurling insults and an energy drink in her direction. Prince kept walking to her house, straight to her closet, and hanged herself<br />
  8. 8. QUOTES ON HER SUICIDE<br />The investigation revealed relentless activity directed toward Phoebe, designed to humiliate her and to make it impossible for her to remain at school," Scheibel said. "The bullying, for her, became intolerable<br />
  9. 9. THIS HAPPENED TO THE KIDS WHO BULLIED HER TO COMITT SUICIDE<br />Six of the teens will be indicted on charges connected to Prince's suicide. Three of the indicted students are girls, charged with violating Prince's civil rights, criminal harassment and disturbing a school assembly. <br />Two of the indicted students, a 17-year-old male and an 18-year-old male, will also be charged with statutory rape. Criminal complaints were filed against three other students. <br />
  10. 10. INFORMATION<br />Fourth leading cause of death of ages 10-14<br />More males die from suicide than females<br />Second leading cause of death among college students<br />
  11. 11. SIGNS OF A PERSON THINKING ABOUT SUICIDE!!!<br />Talking about dying<br />Change in personality, behavior, sleeping patterns, and eating habbits.<br />Fear of losing control<br />No hope for the future<br />And sometimes when the decision was made to do it they show no signs!!!<br />
  12. 12. SUICIDE AND RELIGION.<br />Buddhist-will re-experience suicidal act every 7 days until reincarnation.<br />Hinduism-will walk the earth as a ghost until they were originally supposed to die<br />Jainism-only religion that permits suicide. They have been known to starve themselves to death.<br />
  13. 13. TEEN SUICIDE VIDEO!!!!<br />http://10.64.100.36/video/11155/chp895051_256k.asf<br />
  14. 14. ENDING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!<br />AND IN CONCLUSION THIS IS MY TEEN SUICIDE PRESENTATION.<br />
  15. 15. BIBLYOGRAPHY<br />http://www.aacap.org/cs/root/facts_for_families/teen_suicide<br />http://www.sfsuicide.org/html/warning.html<br />http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504083_162-6173960-504083.html<br />Google.com<br />

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