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Overcoming the Shame of a Teenage Suicidal Attempt

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Overcoming the Shame of a Teenage Suicidal Attempt

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Don’t Let the Shame of a Teenage Suicidal Attempt Silence Your Story

As a teenager, understanding the way you feel is practically impossible. Your emotions are all over the spectrum, constantly fluctuating. Other times our emotions seem as if they are a one-way street. At times all you feel is down, alone, or misunderstood. As a teen, you think that these difficult times are never going to get better. To some suicide may seem like the only solution. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released a report that showed the percentage of suicides is the highest it has been in 30 years. The weight from shame of a teenage suicidal attempt can be detrimental. An article by Jamie Brickhouse in The New York Times discusses the steps she took to overcome the shame of a teenage suicidal attempt.

Many people who go through their first suicide attempt get to that point because they were experiencing feelings of hopelessness and failure.

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