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Every year 30,000 Americans will commit suicide (All About Suicide). Because they are likely to suffer from a mental illness, particularly severe depression (Suicide). Depression is one of the most treatable mental disorders, and one of the under diagnosed and under recognized. This is a serious mood disorder that affects a person's ability to function in everyday activities. It affects how that person works, family life, and social life (All About Suicide).
Suicide is the act of taking one’s own life. Suicide is something that can’t be overlooked. Along with so many other things in the world today it can be prevented. Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in the United States taking approximately 46,000 Americans each year (www.healthline.com). It may take one small act that can send a person over edge where they contemplate or even commit suicide.
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Bullying is the leading cause of suicide. Suicide is the third leading cause of deaths among young people. Bullying results in about 4,400 deaths per year (“Bullying and Suicide”). Bullying someone doesn’t just have to be making fun of the person. There is all different kind of bullying, there is cyber bullying, physical bullying, emotional bullying, etc.
Suicide is the most common death in the United States because of this issue with mental illnesses. Furthermore, mental illnesses not only causes suicide, but also with a significant role of others. Suicide is becoming the most common death in the United States. According to the American Association of Suicidology, suicide is ranked as the tenth most common death in the United States. Further, 42,773 people in the United States have committed suicide.
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Youth suicide has slowly been crawling its way up the cause of death list and is now the third leading cause of death in youth from ages ten to twenty-four year olds (Washington State Department of Health “Teen Suicide”). Youth suicide is a growing social problem that needs to be brought to attention before any more young lives can be taken. Suicidal behavior is thinking or acting towards your own death. Wanting to die, or attempting to take your life is suicidal behavior. Every year, approximately 4,600 young lives are taken because of suicide (Washington State Department of Health “Teen Suicide”).