Adolescent Mental and Suicide Issues

About teen suicide. (n.d.). Nemours KidsHealth – the Web’s most visited site about children’s health. Web.

The website of discusses teen suicide providing information on why teens consider suicide, the risk for suicide, warning signs, parents’ involvement, and how to cope with teen’s loss. According to, suicide is defined as dying on purpose for someone. According to CDC (Centre for Disease Prevention and Control), suicide ranks as the third-leading causal of death with increased risk when one has access to firearms and over-the-counter drug overdose. Persons experiencing mental health have the highest risk of developing suicidal thoughts. Young people with mental health problems are at higher risk for suicidal thoughts. Suicide risk also increases with sexual abuse, family history of suicide, feeling of hopelessness, distress, psychological disorder, and feeling of social isolation (‘‘About teen suicide,’’ n.d.). The website describes the warning signs of suicide and asserts that to prevent suicide, it is essential to avoid neglecting warning signs and keep a close watch and listen to teens that are withdrawn and depressed.

Adolescent mental health. (n.d.). World Health Organization. Web.

The world health organization website provides information regarding mental health with crucial facts on the age brackets for adolescents who are prone to committing suicide. A comparison is made between mental health conditions, depression, and suicide among adolescents, which causes more deaths globally. The website of the World Health Organization describes in-depth that the psychological wellbeing of adolescents is paramount for their potential to thrive through adulthood. Several factors are described as determinants for the outcome of mental health, with increased risk factors an adolescent being exposed to increasing the most significant potential impact on their mental health (‘‘Adolescent mental health,’’ n.d.). The website discusses emotional disorders that emerge during adolescence and how they impact mental health through social withdrawal that aggravates loneliness and isolation. As a result of social isolation, depression develops and can lead to suicide. It is described that self-harm and suicide lead to death among 15 to 19 years old adolescents, and risk factors are complex, involving stigmatization, abuse in infants, and detrimental usage of alcohol. Early detection and treatment plans for mental health problems are discussed as means for preventing suicide.

Adolescents. (n.d.). Suicide Prevention Resource Center. Web.

The is a suicide prevention resource center website that provides information regarding adolescents’ suicide. The website describes adolescence as a time of change where young person’s experience stress from numerous sources that can lead to suicide. According to the Suicide prevention resource center, the prevalence age for suicide in adolescents is described as age 13 to 19 years. The website also provides information about protective factors such as life skills and social support programs to reduce suicide risks among teens. The website contains recommended resources for suicide such as that for preventing suicide among high school students; the role of high school teachers, families, guardians, and parents in preventing suicide among teens; society for the prevention of teen suicide; foster care providers for assist adolescents at risk of committing suicide.

Teen suicide is preventable. (n.d.). American Psychological Association. Web.

The website of is an American psychological association website that provides information on adolescents’ suicide. The website provides information on a research review about suicide prevalence among persons aged 15 to 24 (‘‘Teen suicide is preventable,’’ n.d.). It also provides information on the possible warning signs of suicide, such as low self-esteem, hopelessness, personality changes, recent loss, talking about dying, and fear of losing control. Some of the risk factors for suicide among adolescents that the website underscores include difficult life situations, a sense of social isolation, drug use, and mental health problems. The website describes how suicide in teens can be stopped and the importance of understanding warning signs to suicidal thoughts.

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