Teen Suicide Prevention

By:Robert Rush

The warning signs of suicide is organized around the word FACTS, F stands for feeling

Hopelessness: Feeling like things are bad and won't get any better Fear of losing control, going crazy harming yourself or others Being extremely sad and lonely Feeling anxious, worried, angry all the time Helplessness: A belief that theres nothing that can be done to make life better

The A stands for Action

  • Drug and alcohol abuse
  • Talking or writing about death or destruction
  • Getting into fights or arguments with other students
  • Recklessness: doing risky or dangerous things

The C stands for Changes

  • Behavior:Can't concentrate on school or regular tasks
  • Personality :Behaving like a different person becoming withdrawn tired all the time not caring about anything or becoming more talkative or outgoing
  • Losing interest in friends, hobbies, and appearance or in activities or sports previously enjoyed

The T stands for Treats

  • Suicide attempts like wrist cutting, or overdosing
  • Statements like how long does it take to bleed to death
  • Threats like i wont be around much longer

The S stands for Signs

  • Getting into trouble at school, home, or with the law
  • Changes in life that are overwhelming
  • Being exposed to suicide or death of a peer under any circumstances  

This girl suicide because her classmates harass her to suic

Its important to stop bullying and causing  suicide

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