Suicide happens all around, nearly at all ages. It is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. Teens usually commit suicide under these two risk factors. Static factor, which is based on the sexual orientation of the individual, race, age, and personal history, including family. The other risk factor is dynamic factor, this is when the teen usually struggles with mental issues or associates with any type of firearm. Suicide is preventable, there are clinical assessments that are done by practitioners. This review will be based on adolescent suicide, why it happens and how it can be prevented by just asking for help.
Adolescents suicide ratings are so high, that Indiana is the 2nd state with the highest rating ranging from an average of 14.4 suicides per 100,000 teens in the United States (Kaplan, Sayegh and Dowell). Teens are committing suicide all over the world. New Zealand, which is known for its amazing landscape, is also a country, that has for years suffered through isolation, leading to depression and suicide, it is the highest suicide rate in the world. Adolescents at the age of 15-19 have the highest suicide rate out of 41 OECD and EU countries. The suicide rating in New Zealand is 15.6 per 100,000 people, which is twice as high as the US rate, almost five times that in Britain (Illmer). It is said that New Zealand suffers the most suicides and bullying because of child poverty, teenage pregnancies, and family relationships. In 2015 the suicide rate increased in Alabama to 15.4 per 100,000 teens. According to statics,