Teenage Suicide

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that suicide is the third leading cause of death for teenagers in the United States. In 2017, there were approximately 2,200 teen suicides. Suicide is defined as intentionally ending one’s own life. Risk factors for suicide include mental health disorders, substance abuse, bullying, and exposure to … Read more

Evaluate Durkheim’s Theory Of Suicide

There are many different sociologists that criticises Durkheim’s research into suicide. Some sociologist focus on the flaws of statistical data that may affect the validity of Durkheim’s research whereas others have opposing arguments of their own. The first sociologist that crises Durkheim is Taylor. Taylor takes the interactionist approach to the idea of suicide and … Read more

Public Health Approach To Mental Health

A. Public Health Approach to Mental Health A Public Health Approach to Mental Health contains must focus on a specific group of people, stress promotion and prevention, and address the determinants of health. A Public Health Approach must also place an emphasis on “assessment, policy development, and assurance” (Miles et al., 2010, p. 40). B. … Read more

Suicide In The Bible

On the contrary, some verses in the Bible appear to support the idea that Christians who commit suicide go to hell. 1 Corinthians 3:16-17 (ESV) discusses the fact that a person’s body belongs to God and that anyone who destroys it will be destroyed themselves. Suicide falls under the category of destroying one’s body, so … Read more

Suicide Rates: Gender Differences In Depression

Suicide rates often vary between genders, ethnicities, and social classes, but in some studies suicide rates are shown higher in adults, specifically older Caucasian males (Suicide). However, depression rates, in general, display a strong lean toward women throughout their youth leading into adulthood. During childhood, boys actually show higher rates of depression then girls do. … Read more

Depression In Older Adults Essay

Depression is an issue in older adults that many people don’t realize. Becoming ornery, grumpy, and temperamental is not a normal part of aging. Unfortunately suicide can become a result of depression. This is something that is not commonly discussed and it’s becoming a more relevant problem in older adults. A younger adult committing suicide … Read more

Teen Suicide

Kids can fall prey to a variety of dangerous methods to cope with the turmoil and anxiety of their adolescent years. The Troubled Teens series is intended to bring parents a collection of resources that will answer their most frequent questions about the pitfalls of being a depressed teen. Each week of the series we … Read more