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Why Suicide

  • Date Submitted: 12/19/2011 05:35 AM
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WHY SUICIDE                                                                               - BY   VARSHITH RK
                                                                                                                                                         

Suicide is NEVER the answer,
      getting help is the answer....
                                  Suicide is not a permanent solution
                                                to a temporary problem...
      “Suicide is man's way of telling God,                                                  
        "You can't fire me - I quit....."
Suicide is the second leading cause of death for college students…
  And the number one cause of suicide for college student suicides (and all suicides) is untreated depression….
Going to college can be a difficult transition period in which students may feel lost, lonely, confused, anxious, inadequate, and stressed. And these problems may lead to depression. And again, untreated depression is the number one cause for suicide....
Studies indicate that college students who are suicidal are quiet, reserved, depressed, and socially isolated….
Additionally, a survey indicates that one in five college students believe that their depression level is higher than it should be, yet only 6% say that they would seek help.
So if a depressed or suicidal student is withdrawn and is reluctant to get treatment, what will happen?
The student may die by suicide.So if you see somone that needs help, reach out. Ask how they are doing. Be open. Be honest. Get help for them….
Over one million people die by suicide every year. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that it is the thirteenth leading cause of death worldwide and the National Safety Council rates it sixth in the United States. It is a leading cause of death among teenagers and adults under 35. The rate of suicide is far higher in men than in women, with males worldwide three to four times more...

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