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What Can Parents Do To Prevent Youth Suicide?

Not only adults, but children in difficult situations also think of suicide. Children’s mind is very fickle and weak so they wander easily. Parents should take initiative first to prevent the tendency of suicide among children.

If you think your child can do something like this or you are getting signs of this, what should you do?

Why children get the idea of ​​suicide

Mental disorder is seen in many Teenage children who commit suicide or try it. Due to a lack of mental condition, Teenage children are unable to handle the stress. Failure, breakup, family problems, and rejections can cause suicide. They begin to feel that by committing suicide, their troubles will end forever.

Risk factors for Teenage suicide
Under certain circumstances of life, children may think of suicide.

  • Mental disorder including depression.
  • Differences or death with a particular friend or family member.
  • Being a victim of physical or sexual harassment or violence.
  • Addiction to alcohol or medicine.
  • Having a disease like sexually transmitted diseases etc.
  • Being harassed by others
  • The suicide of a family member or friend.
  • Having a tendency to suicide in the family.

How effective anti-depressant drugs are.
Most anti-depressant drugs are safe, but they should be taken only on the advice of a doctor. Children believed to be under 25 years of age, tingers, and adults may have increased feelings or behavior to commit suicide when taking anti-depressant medications. This is especially the case when you start taking these medicines or change the dosage.
Keep in mind that anti-depressant drugs further reduce the risk of suicide by improving mood.

The signs
of suicide in the TNs before committing suicide can be:

  • Talking or writing about suicide – such as ‘I will kill myself’.
  • Take yourself away from people.
    Excess alcohol consumption
  • Feeling trapped or pessimistic in a situation.
  • Changing everyday life.
  • Performing risky or self-harming acts.

What Parents Should Do
If you notice a suicidal tendency in your Teenage child, then you should adopt the following methods to prevent it:

  • Identification of depression and anxiety: If your child looks depressed, restless, or struggling, help him. Do not wait for him to ask for help.
  • Do not take things lightly: Children start showing signs of suicide when they think of suicide. Do not ignore your child’s antics.
  • Do not leave alone: Ask to spend time with family and friends.
  • Treatment: You can eliminate the thoughts of suicide in children by counseling, medicines and family, and with love.

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