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Teens commit suicide for many reasons. It is unfortunate but many teens do not know where to go when they are having difficulties. Adults are generally more resourceful and know where they go for help and know who they can ask but teens do not. It is important for teens...

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Teens commit suicide for many reasons. It is unfortunate but many teens do not know where to go when they are having difficulties. Adults are generally more resourceful and know where they go for help and know who they can ask but teens do not. It is important for teens to know that if they have a friend who has discussed committing suicide they really need to tell an adult.

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Teens commit suicide for many of the same reasons that adults do. As someone else has already stated, teens may lack the maturity to deal with stressful situations. If you know or work with teens who you feel may be considering suicide you should get someone involved that can help the teen deal with the issues.

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I know what seems minor to some adults can seem like the most important thing in the world to teens. As for being bullied, there are ways to resolve the issue. If this is happening at school, PLEASE have a talk with your guidance counselor or the principal. A strong administrator (and I know all are NOT) will seek to resolve the problem. You may want to try distancing yourself from the others involved. You may also want to accept the fact that such people's opinions are hardly worth considering ending your life. If they are violating the law with their actions, consider contacting law enforcement. I dealt with several bullies when I was in high school; I finally stood up to them and on at least three occasions, this resulted in a physical altercation. Guess what? When I stood up and fought back, they left me alone. I NEVER had another problem with them and even became friends with one. Good luck and remember--things like this do not go on forever. Things will get better.

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I agree with the previous posters. I think another factor is that they may not see any change in sight. The teen may assume that the feelings s/he is currently feeling are going to last forever. With help, the teen can better understand that all things are temporary.

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Teenagers' bodies and brains are going through so many changes that feelings of alienation and, inevitably suicide are almost inevitable.  Mental illness, stress, confusion, fear, lack of communication, and drug use usually compound these feelings of alienation.

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Teens may commit suicide because they feel they can not resolve an issue they are having difficulty with in their lives. This conflict may stem from disagreement with parents, arguments with friends, low self-esteem, etc...

They feel it is the only choice they have to end the pain. However, it really is not the answer to conflict. There are many private and confidential calling services that can help the modern teen.

 

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Many times teens commit suicide because they suffer from depression.  Depression can be caused internally by a chemical imbalance.  With this form of depression, the teen may feel depressed for no known reason.  A second reason teens commit suicide is because of their life situation.  They may be the victim of bullying or abuse.  These types of situation can cause someone to feel depressed.

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