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Teenage Suicide and Twisted
By: Aaron Pikula
What is teen suicide?
• Suicide is the intentional taking of one's own
life. Teen suicide is just that a teenager
taking t...
What are the warning signs of
a suicidal teen?
• There are some warning signs to a suicidal
teen that need to be taken ser...
Statistics of teen suicide
• Suicide for males are different than for
females. This is because the mind of a
teen male is ...
Survey Rationale
• For this part I created a survey asking
about some common facts about teens
and suicide. The purpose of...
Survey Results
• Problems have almost gotten to the point
where you thought suicide was a solution?
• People surveyed: 50%...
Survey Results
• The suicide rate has tripled since the 1950s?
• True 83.3%
• False 16.7
• Women attempt suicide three tim...
Survey Results
• You feel that people who commit suicide had no
other choice?
• Yes 33.3%
• No 66.7
• You feel that suicid...
Survey results
• You feel that suicide is morally wrong?
• Yes 50%
• No 50%
Survey results
• You feel that suicide is morally wrong?
• Yes 50%
• No 50%
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  1. 1. Teenage Suicide and Twisted By: Aaron Pikula
  2. 2. What is teen suicide? • Suicide is the intentional taking of one's own life. Teen suicide is just that a teenager taking their own life. • Teenagers are especially vulnerable to suicide since their minds are still growing and developing. They are also at risk because a growing mind makes a lot of decisions without considering long-term consequences.
  3. 3. What are the warning signs of a suicidal teen? • There are some warning signs to a suicidal teen that need to be taken seriously whenever they are encountered. They include: • Sudden change in their personality • Loss of interest of once pleasurable activities • Frequent mood swings,accompanied by violent behavior • Stating that they are a bad person • Making subtle comments such as “It’s no use anymore,” “it’ll all be over soon.” etc.
  4. 4. Statistics of teen suicide • Suicide for males are different than for females. This is because the mind of a teen male is much different than the mind of a female. • Females are more likely to attempt suicide while more males actually kill themselves while attempting.
  5. 5. Survey Rationale • For this part I created a survey asking about some common facts about teens and suicide. The purpose of this is to show the misinformation that surrounds teens that commit suicide.
  6. 6. Survey Results • Problems have almost gotten to the point where you thought suicide was a solution? • People surveyed: 50% Yes 50% No • Someone you know has committed suicide? • People surveyed: 100% No • Suicide is the ____ cause of death for people ages 14-19? • People Surveyed: Leading 50% • Second leading 33.3% • Third leading 16.7% • Fourth leading 0.0%
  7. 7. Survey Results • The suicide rate has tripled since the 1950s? • True 83.3% • False 16.7 • Women attempt suicide three times as often as men? • True 100% • When attempting suicide men are ____ more likely to be successful than women • Two times 33.3% • Three times 33.3% • Four times 33.3%
  8. 8. Survey Results • You feel that people who commit suicide had no other choice? • Yes 33.3% • No 66.7 • You feel that suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem • Yes 83.3% • No 16.7% • Most teens that commit suicide are already involved on other dangerous activities? (heavy drug and alcohol use) • Yes 16.7% • Not always 66.7% • No 66.7%
  9. 9. Survey results • You feel that suicide is morally wrong? • Yes 50% • No 50%
  10. 10. Survey results • You feel that suicide is morally wrong? • Yes 50% • No 50%

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