Essay about Teen Suicide And Teenage Suicide

1046 Words Jun 17th, 2015 null Page
Each year, a vast number of teenagers are taking their lives with their own hands. There are many events that may lead up to teen suicide. For instance, bullying, relationship break ups, and parents getting divorced. No one knows how common suicide is and they do not take the subject seriously until it is too late. Teen suicide is so common, that one in five teens will think about committing suicide (admin 1). Teen suicide is common when so many teens are dealing with high school, stress, confusion, and problems at home as well. When a teen wants to commit suicide, they do not necessarily want to die, they just want to stop hurting from all the pain they are enduring. Society needs to be aware that it is usually the most unexpected person to do it. Suicide is a major issue and a serious problem for teenagers worldwide, because they are faced with so many obstacles in life.
Self-image plays a big role in high school today. Teenagers are greatly affected by self-image and low self-esteem. They always feel like they have the need to impress someone, and if they are different from everyone else’s perspective, they are bound to get bullied. As stated in Bullying Suicide Statistics, “Bullied victims are 7 to 9% more likely to consider suicide according to a study by Yale University.” (Bullying Suicide Statistics, par. 2). Bullies like to get under the skin of the victim with verbal use, but may also get physical with the victim. Many teens get bullied for being gay, lesbian,…

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