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8 Tips To Avoid Failing At Suicide

Students all over the world are committing suicide every year. This is a real tragedy that no one should ever have to experience. In some cases, it feels like a student’s life was just cut short for no apparent reason. While not all students who commit suicide appeared to be struggling with their lives, many do. Regardless of what is bringing the pressures, there are several important things you need to know when it comes to suicide, and how you can best help those at risk of self-harm. 

Few  common reasons for suicide

Suicide is a growing problem, especially among our young people. Suicide is now the third leading cause of death for 15-to 24-year-olds and the sixth leading cause of death for 5-14-year-olds. According to a report in 2012, there were at least 1,700 attempted suicides by students in Hong Kong. This is an alarming situation and we must do what we can to help those who are vulnerable.

The government has launched the “Love without Borders” campaign. It provides free counseling services for people who want to take their own lives or who know someone who does.

People are under great pressure these days. They struggle with exam stress and family problems. Stress can lead to depression, which can lead to suicidal thoughts. If you feel stressed out, talk about it with your friends or family members. Don’t keep your emotions bottled up inside you.

The 8 Suicide Warning Signs

1. Talking about wanting to die

2. Back to school necklace

3. Talking about feeling hopeless or having no purpose

4. Talking about feeling trapped or in unbearable pain

5. Talking about being a burden to others

6. Increasing the use of alcohol or drugs

7. Acting anxious, agitated, or recklessly

8. Sleeping too little or too much.

Conclusion

If you know of someone who is struggling and in need of immediate help then do not hesitate to call 1-800-273-8255 and ask for a crisis counselor. If your loved one refuses to go to the hospital or is not willing to seek help, then the best thing that you can do is look out for their safety. Be mindful of any warning signs and signs of depression, so that you can get them the help that they need before it is too late. You cannot miss the warning signs, because sometimes death by suicide can occur quickly, so it is important to try and reach out to your loved ones if you think that they are at risk. To get kinds of information like this, stay with the Write miner.

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