Suicide can be see or describe as the process by which an individual decides to or deliberately ends or take his or her own life either due to the excessive use of drugs, depression or many other social, emotional, or mental problem.
Depression is one of the popular reasons why people commit suicide. There’s a high rate of suicide in the western societies and other countries.
Youth and teen suicide is seen as the process by which an individual in a given socioeconomic group generally seen as below the age of majority deliberately ends his or her life. This is mostly carried out by boys, but many girls have attempted and succeeded. The suicide rate in the society have tripled since the 1960s and 1980s and still moving.
According to the mental health, suicide is seen as one of the many reasons for teens and youths death in the united states and other countries.
Many research has shown that about 90 percent of people who have died by suicide were suffering from a mental illness. The most common mental illness is depression. Like I mentioned earlier, depression is one of the widely known reasons why people end their lives. The use of drugs or substance are warning signs for evaluated suicide risk.
Note that suicide thoughts and behaviour are not the natural consequence of serious life stress. It’s normal to also note that people sometimes get tired, angry, sad, frustrated occasionally and sometimes think that they would be better off dead. This is know as the minor depression. It usually lasts for just two weeks. If proper care is not taken, it might lead to major depression allowing one to end his or her life.
Not all persons due to a stressful day or life, or experience a stressful life events have thoughts about death or a suicide plan or intention of dying or to die. If any is seen in a person, then that person is suffering from a major depression or another mental illness.
Unfortunately, suicide affects all age, race, sex, and socioeconomic group and organization around the world. Suicide is the most common leading cause of death in the Us and other countries.
Normally every child between the ages of 6-12 may have suicidal thoughts. One among the many reasons why teens and youths commit suicide is; talking about suicide or doing something to harm one’s self.
There are also many risk factors to why people commit suicide. They include: poor coping skills, difficulties In dealing with sexual orientation, physical or mental illness, family problems, peer pressure, social isolation, family history of suicide, access to available resources use to harm one’s self(knives, poison, drugs).
Some warning signs of suicide are: occasionally skipping school, intense sadness, hopeless, lack of interest to one’s normal activities, drugs or substance abuse, lack of energy, change in appetite, increased irritability, sleep disturbance, being insular, giving a taciturn attitude.