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  1. 1. Teen Suicide Why do teens think suicide is the answer to their temporary problems? Emily Clinch B- Block 11/28/10
  2. 2. Introduction Teen Suicide is 4 times more common then it was 15 years ago 1 out of 4 high school students will seriously consider suicide
  3. 3. Why is the teen suicide rate going up? Parents don’t think anything is wrong so they don’t help Parents think it is just their kids over-reacting to drama when they are depressed so they don’t help One young person commits suicide every two hours
  4. 4. What are signs of suicide risk? Heavy drinking Eating disorders Obsession with death Suicide threats Big drop in grades Feel hopeless Feel worthless Substance abuse Strange behavior Sad a lot No energy Anxiety Thoughts of suicide
  5. 5. What is the reason most kids commit suicide? Low self esteem School bullies Parents getting divorced Pregnancy Rape Loss of loved one
  6. 6. What kids are most likely to commit suicide Males are 4 times more likely to succeed at suicide Females are 3 times more likely to attempt it Many African-Americans commit suicide Gay and lesbians are 3 times more likely to commit suicide then others
  7. 7. Why don’t parents help their kids when they see signs of suicide? Parents don’t want to believe their kid needs help When their kid gets bullied they don’t think it’s a big deal They think their kid is over dramatic Lots teens think it not cool to tell their parents what they are feeling
  8. 8. Counseling Psychologist Talk to people about their problems helps them get through tough times Starting salary- $30,000 Working about 3 years- $32,000-$39,000 Working about 10 years- $65,000- $70,000 Related Careers- School Psychologist, and Clinical Psychologist
  9. 9. High School Career academies Atholton High School, 2015 Energy, Power, and Transportation Academy It seemed very entertaining and I wanted to know more energy, power, and transportation.
  10. 10. University of California It is located in San Diego. Out of state is $48,988 a year in state is $26,967 Requires at least a 3.4 GPA, ACT, SAT, 2 subject SAT The school’s mascot is a Triton.
  11. 11. Community Service Therapeutic Riding from 2010- 2014 I am comfortable with horses and kids with disabilities. So I decided to help out there because if I was disabled I would still want to be with horses and learn how to ride.
  12. 12. Prior Job Experience (name jobs you could have done) Giant cashier, 2014 Target cashier, 2013 Babysitting, 2010-2011 Dog walker, 2012 Honors Honor roll 1 positive paw in Elementary school 1 caught you at your best in middle school
  13. 13. Citations none