Saturday, October 12, 2019

Suicide Essay -- essays research papers

  Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  Suicide amongst young people has increased greatly in the past 25 years in the US( young men and women 15-24) Women and suicide has increased the least with 250 percent, men has soared to over 300 percent. The US is now ranked the highest in the world for suicide.   Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  Until recently suicide amongst the young men and women accounted for less than 5 percent of suicide. It has increased with the increase in population of youth. Young men 15-24 now account for more than 20 percent of the male suicides. Young women are responsible for 14 percent of women suicides. So approximately 7,000 women commit suicide a year and males are up to 20,000 suicides, yearly.   Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  Even though youth suicides get the most attention, people believe suicide amongst the older people does not happen. But, reality check, it does. A considerable amount of suicides are done by older people seeking to end a life of pain. people aged 50 and older make up almost 39 percent of the yearly suicide count. Even though people aged 50 and over only account for 26 percent of the US population.   Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  White males are the highest to date. They account for 10 percent of the population, but manage to account for almost 28 percent of the yearly deaths by suicide. For some strange reason, white males are higher on the suicide charts than any other race and sex. They are more open to this, even though they don’t ...

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