Suicide Is The Killing Of One Self Essay

926 Words Oct 8th, 2014 4 Pages
Suicide has been taking life of people since the dawn of time. Few people have actually attempted, witnessed, or knew someone who committed suicide. More cases are being discovered every day, especially in the youth. During a juvenile delinquency class I had the opportunity to watch a film about a few different cases of teenage suicide victims, which opened my mind to how serious different mental illness can be. Which is why I want to share an overview of suicide, give some interesting suicide facts, and as well as give a brief description of a few cases seen in the film.
Suicide is the killing of one self. It is an ugly but truthful thing in the world. Some teens have different situations that put them in a more likely position to commit suicide. Some of the main contributors to suicide are troubles with in a family, friends, and social life. In today’s society and possibly in the past there is a need to fit in or feel important amongst your peers. When teens start to get left out of social groups they start to feel hopelessness which leads to depression and eventually may lead to suicide. The teen years can be filled with many uncertainties as well as pressures. Teen suicide has always been an issue in society. When a teen commits suicide it doesn’t just affect them or their family it effects everyone in their community.
Suicide is among the leading cause in teen deaths. The annual number of youth suicide each year is 4600. Teens are found to most likely use firearms…

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