The Big Picture on Suicide
Many people take suicide as a joke but in reality 50% to 75% of people turn to suicide when they are depressed. Suicide is the second leading cause of death between ages 15-24. Each year 44,193 people die by suicide. For every 1 suicide 25 people attempt.
High school is really hard for some people because there can be bullying. Bullying is the main cause of people turning to suicide.
There are so many ways to bully someone, but a common way is cyber bullying. People think that they can hide behind a phone or a computer and say whatever they please. It is easy because people are making fake pages on facebook, or other social medias to bully others.
If you or a friend are thinking about suicide please call this number 1-800-273-8255