Working with the suicidal child

The problem of child suicide continues to grow and the lives of many young people in the age of 10 upwards to this tragic event will be lost. In the United States alone is suicide of the third cause of death in teens and the fourth cause of death in teenagers.

In countries where weapons are easily available, in General, this is the method in the suicide. However, if they are not easily accessible, these young people are often to poisoning or hanging.

Unsuccessful suicide attempts are far more common. It is estimated that for about 300 attempted suicides, it is a successful suicide.

When children suffer from depression, are they much rather try to suicide than other children. Nearly a quarter of depressed trying children to end their lives. It is also a high ability in children sniff a substance abuse problem such as drugs or paint or glue have.

The risk is also increased, in which there is a family history of suicide and weapons are easily available. If a child has an obsession with the idea of death they stick more to a serious suicide attempt or complete suicide.

Despite the common belief that a child is suicide a way to get attention is it assumed that this is true in only 10 percent of cases. About two-thirds of the children really attempt suicide want to die or to escape a seemingly impossible situation. It is very difficult to predict the likelihood of suicide, especially in children and young people.

First, it can help, try to understand, suicidal thoughts. It is quite common for a child or thoughts of suicide, but no plan have on teen how she would go about it. The main concern is if the child suicide has made previous attempts, is depressed or is cynical. This is, if they think more seriously about suicide are likely to be.

If the child or teen is a plan, that means that they think seriously about suicide and have a plan, how it.

After he tried suicide means that actually tried the child or teen, had even fatal damage. The effects of the Act may be physical or psychological. Sometimes the person will feel that he 's/she's an error and can not even "get it right" when they try to kill themselves.

The attempt to take their own life can be performed at other times, impulsive and is often the result of a break in a relationship.

If you are the parent or friend a child considering suicide, there are things you can do that help you manage these thoughts and behavior.

(1) Of the child seriously threats

Sure, if the child is a desire to die Express. It can mean nothing, but it means that at least, this kid someone to the must talk.

2. Are talking about suicide

If the child is depressed, they that suicide and these thoughts will may disappear not miraculously by ignore the topic, taking into account. Frightened child not depressed questions whether they are considering suicide.

3. Get help

If a child thinks suicidal or attempted self harm, they need professional help. Often, they have a psychiatric disorder that has not recognized and treated.

4. Allow no suicidal child alone

If the child is considering suicide or attempted suicide, and has a plan, you need to watch them until a professional review is completed. This can be exhausting for everyone, but it is necessary.

(5) Not be edited

There are some children or young people talk about suicide can use, to others who edit, so they get, they want what. This happens often when breaks a relationship or friendship. The person can threaten suicide if would like to partner in the relationship.

6. Lock-up, which can be used to commit suicide

It is imperative that you remove locks all firearms, drugs, ropes, or anything that can pose a risk. You need to lock also razor and knife way.

These actions can make a difference in the result for the suicidal child or teenager.



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