Teen Suicide By Jacob goodwin
Teen suicide is the third leading cause of death for adolescents and young adults.
Young males are much more likely to commit suicide than their female peers.
Female adolescents are more likely to attempt suicide than their male peers.
Some of the risk factors for teen suicide are:
History of previous suicide attempts
Family history of suicide
History of depression, anxiety, or other mental illness
Alcohol or drug abuse
Stressful life events or losses
Easy access to lethal methods
Exposure to the suicidal behavior of others