When your parents think your music is the work of the devil? "One is to cut to release what they are feeling and the other is to cut to feel something," he says."They fee so much emotional pain that they are trying to release it through cutting.
When your grandparents think you can just wake up and be happy when you so obviously can't? So the physical pain somehow releases all the emotional turmoil inside."Health24 Teen Expert says the addictive side of it is in part caused by the Adrenalin rush that happens when the person cuts. Soul City Institute for Health and Development Communication has been involved in various youth programmes over the past 20 years.
The organisation wants to stress each SA citizen’s responsibility to be familiar with the common signs and prevent this phenomenon from increasing among our youth.
Since we all found ourselves interacting and related to youth on a daily basis through one way or another, we need to be aware of suicidal signs, especially during season changes, in order to identify and refer candidates potentially at risk.
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For every successful suicide, there are 20 unsuccessful attempts and youth between the ages of 10 and 19 are at the highest risk, according to a 2012 University of Kwa Zulu-Natal study.
But despite their desire for the pain to stop, most suicidal people are deeply conflicted about ending their own lives.One group of teen 'outsiders', known as Emos, and who primarily use the Internet to connect with like-minded others, seems to be particularly at risk of suicide and suicidal behaviour such as self harming.