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Factors of Teen Suicide Can We Stop It Hi my name is Mark and my life is so messed up I mean parents are constantly nagging and nit-picking My girlfriend and all of my best friends called me a loser and left In school I am making straight Ds Maybe I should commit suicide Today an estimated 276000 teenagers between 14-17 a year attempt suicide and 5000 of the teenagers succeed There are 29350 annual deaths There are eleven deaths per 100000 people Internationally there is a suicidal attempts every forty seconds Today we will be talking about the different factors that contribute to teen suicide Some of them the ones I will be talking about are low self-esteem bad environment financial issues and substance abuse In the twentieth century low self-esteem has infected a majority of teenagers in the US Ten percent of adolescent boys and eighteen percent of adolescent girls contemplated it In 1985 5399 teenagers took their own lives Low self-esteem is caused by being jeered at taunted teased insulted and by physical hurt Low self-esteem leads to depression 90 of the time which then conjures thoughts of suicide that then leads to 80 of the time suicide Bad environments include abusing parents inappropriate content in media violence not accepting gays and lesbians and depressed friends Many a time this leads to stress which then leads to depression and then suicidal attempts Financial issues pertain to worry about supporting the self andor parents Another reason could be that the teenager wants to be rich like some of the kids that surround himher They take the stress of this job which then it leads to depression Many teenagers use drugs and they and they are known as substance abusers They get distorted perceptions and then get depressed and then they commit suicide Many symptoms of suicide are talking about suicide statements about hopelessness helplessness or worthlessness preoccupation with death suddenly
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