Tag Archives: Suicide

Bullying Claims the Life of an 11-Year-Old Cancer Survivor

As a very young child, merely 3 years of age, Bethany Thompson has been diagnosed with brain cancer, what must have been devastating news for the family. But they have all battled through radiation therapy, and, in 2008, the child has been proclaimed a cancer survivor and cancer-free. She has overcome the worst that could ever

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Bullying in South Korea: The Why and the How

As well known, bullying is a major problem around the world, one with consequences far greater than the bullies can understand. Affecting younger kids and teens alike, the abuse can leave not only physical but also emotional and psychological scars. The terminology and tactics of bullying in South Korea might be a little different from

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Why Suicide Hotline Is Essential

Someone ends their own life. It is impossible to know what might have happened with the individual, had they continued to live a longer, full life. However, when it is cut short so suddenly and instantly, it often leaves more questions than answers. It is so important to prevent suicides, which is why the suicide

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The Disturbing Increase in Bullying Deaths

We’ve seen a troubling increase in suicides related to bullying in recent years. Jama Pediatrics published a study that found that young adults who had been bullied were more than twice as likely to attempt suicide than other individuals their age. And suicide isn’t the only negative behavior that increases in those who have been

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Sarah Clerkson: Another Victim of Bullying Death

The frequency in which bullying ends in tragic results is so pervasive in our society that oftentimes the latest victim becomes merely another statistic, or case study devoted to solving the problem. With the exception of those who were close to the victim of course. For the bereaved family and friends who are left behind

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Jamey Rodemeyer

Jamey Rodemeyer died on September 18, 2011 after he committed suicide due to the constant bullying that he received as a result of his being gay. He is another young man in a long line of bullying victims. Jamey was well known for his activism against homophobia and for his YouTube videos dedicated to bullying victims.

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Understanding Bullycide and How to Go About Preventing It

With bullying no longer taking on the traditional form of physical violence, verbal assaults and cyber bullying is also on the rise in today’s society. Because bullying today allows for much more anonymous options when posting and sharing news and updates of our lives online, the actual act of verbally assaulting and threatening others with

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Suicide Warning Signs: Knowledge That Saves Lives

It is generally advisable to keep an eye on your loved ones who are fighting depression. There are a few warning signs that might help you find out early enough if your loved ones are screaming for help, secretly considering ending their lives. Your awareness of suicide warning signs will give you a chance to

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Finding the Right Suicide Help Today

Finding Suicide Help Today Every single year the United States of America loses over 40,000 people to death by suicide, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This number would make suicide the 10th leading cause of death for Americans. To further extrapolate that data we could come to the conclusion that someone

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Suicide Poems

Poetry is food for the soul, as it allows individuals to express themselves through the written word. This is why there are so many poems about suicide, love, death and just about everything else there can be. Of course, suicidal poems are rather stark and often extremely dark due to the thought of the writer

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Suicide Stories in Australia

Suicide is something that many people contemplate at one point in their lives because life is difficult, and negative emotions can seem overwhelming. Suicide is never justified, though, no matter how bad things get. Those that have contemplated, attempted or have committed suicide can teach us all valuable lessons about suicide and the issues surrounding

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Suffering from Depression and Bullying

Depression relates to more than just a feeling of sadness. While sorrowful feelings may fade with time and changes in mood, depression can last longer. A child that suffers from depression may experience low self-esteem as well as insecurity. These feelings can also translate into picking on other kids in the child’s school or community.

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