- Death & Loss of Life
Trying to cope with suicidal tendencies
What causes people to take their own life?
There are thousands attempts at suicide, but only one in eleven will actually succeed.According to the mental health division,over 10 million people just in the U.S. will try, and sometimes succeed to commit suicide.
There are so many different types of causes for suicides.
In America alone, thousands of people will take their own lives. This doesn't sound like a lot, considering how many people there are in the U.S. .One person suceeding is one person too many.
We need to try to find the reasons and signs they could hurt themselves.We need to learn the signs of depression. It's rare people are going to come to you to discuss suicide.
Most ,sadly, they will act upon those feelings and try to take their own life, instead of asking for help.Often, they don't recognize the signs of depression. They don't understand why they feel the way they do.
There are many reasons why people try to commit suicide. Such as a beakup with their boyfried/girlfriend, not doing as well as they can't live up to expectations, despair, feeling alone, feeling unloved. feelings of worthlessness. They simply want the hurt to stop. WE for some reason are blind alot of the times, because we don't think our loved ones will ever try..
They often leave people wondering why they couldn't see.In the time before they try to commit suicide, they will reach out in subtle ways.Such as, writing dark essays, drawing dark pictures.Saying or texting things to friends,like I want to die, I'm going to kill myself. Sadly, they are not taken seriously.
It has been proven that children whose parents take interest them,and talk to them, are less likely to try suicide.
What can we do? We can really watch our loved one.If there's a sharp downward spiral of grades,depression , not taking and interest in activities they used to enjoy. Appetite,either too much eating , or barely to no eating. abuse, bullying.Feelings of despair. These are just a few of the signs.They need to know it will pass and time will work things out.
If a person is feelings these feelings, then take them for help. They aren't trying to get in trouble. They are depressed.To help keep them out of trying to commit suicide.Lock up any weapons you may have, securely.Lock up medications. Those just being a couple.
Medication such as antidepressants can either work, or cause them to be suicidal and even homicidial tendacies. Please watch them closely if on medications, such as described.
Counseling works wonders for people.It stopped me.
Spend time with them as a family. For instance, going to a movie on a regular basis. This gives them something to look forward too.
Encourage them to bring friends home, make them snacks and let them watch movies or play games.Let them invite friends on outings.Be a part of their lives, and always tell them you're there to talk too.No matter the subject.This gives them someone to trust,talk to.
None of this may stop a severly depressed and suicidal person. If you catch signs early, you stand a good chance of your child not trying to hurt themselves.
There have can be mulitple suicides in one family. .
Please seek help for your loved one, if you notice your loved one is withdrawing from the world.Knowing these signs could save a life.
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