The Issue Of Teen Suicide Essay

895 Words May 20th, 2016 4 Pages
Imagine you having a child, this child being of age 15 or older, and you get home only to find them dead in your family room due to an overdose on drugs. It is tragic isn 't it? All throughout America and all over the world parents are walking into their house 's after work and they are finding their teenager dead. This is not a joking matter, teenage suicide rates are on the rise. Every single year the number of teen suicides goes up. Teens choose many ways to kill themselves as well, mainly firearms. They do it for many reasons, or so they say. No reason is as good as any to have a human life end. Ever sense 2001 suicide prevention is on the rise. It is a great thing because the number of teen suicides should be going down in the future. Teen suicide is a tragic thing that happens but it still happens and it is a problem. I am interested in this topic in many ways. The first reason I am really interested is, a couple years ago I myself was going through a very hard time in my life and I became very depressed. My actions where not of best judgement at the time but I worked through it. Another reason why I chose this topic is because while I was in that state I met a friend who 's life was not so great. Her mother had died and her father did not treat her the way she should have been treated. She actually attempted suicide and was almost successful. After she recovered from that sadly, she ended up with brain cancer and died almost two years ago. Her friendship was one I…

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