Suicide

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Suicide




Nobody chooses to be born but we all have the option to take our own life. Teenagers face
many problems in today's society. Depression, gangs and drugs are all negative pressures
on adolescents. Suicide,( a very serious issue) seems to come up more and more often. "I
am depressed, ashamed of my looks, I have no friends…nothing," a troubled teenager would
say, "Killing myself is the only solution." Is it?




According to statistics, "suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people
15 to 25 years of age, following unintentional injuries and homicide". Across the country,
psychologists are treating the "suicidal teenager" with counseling and even medication.
Family and friends are also very supportive. But who is to say if one should live or die.
When we are born we live until we die, but when is that? When you get run over by a car?
Drown? Executed, or when you kill yourself? Society tends to put a lot of pressure onto
those people with mental and physical disabilities. Making them feel like something is
seriously wrong.

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