Suicide rates increasing - Church members not immune Updated 15 Jan Spring and Mondays consistently rank highest in the number of suicides. Two of the strongest indicators to predict suicide are feelings of hopelessness and being socially isolated. See related subject in "Mormon Forum" on page 15 "Church leaders should know the basic principles of the gospel and should apply them to help people in trouble.
A parent reading one of these stories will be terrified. I have personally been accused of contributing to the risk of youth suicide, simply by raising the questions I do in my blogs.
It does no such thing. The results are staggering. What, exactly, does the survey tell us about attempted suicide in the gender nonconforming GNC and trans community?
What is causing this high rate of suicidality? As with most things, the devil is in the details. Nor was there any attempt to discover whether the actual rate of mental illness was objectively higher via diagnosis by a mental health provider than reported by the subjects.
And the survey did not ask whether suicide attempts occurred before or after services were sought or received. They urge caution in interpreting their findings: Second, the survey did not directly explore mental health status and history, which have been identified as important risk factors for both attempted and completed suicide in the general population.
Further, research has shown that the impact of adverse life events, such as being attacked or raped, is most severe among people with co-existing mood, anxiety and other mental disorders …The lack of systematic mental health information in the NTDS data significantly limited our ability to identify the pathways to suicidal behavior among the respondents.
So the authors tell us two things: What about people who have contemplated or received medical transition services?
The survey tabulated everything from transition-related counseling to bottom surgery: Respondents who said they had received transition related health care or wanted to have it someday were more likely to report having attempted suicide than those who said they did not want it.
This pattern was observed across all transition-related services and procedures that were explored in the NTDS.
Does medical transition, or seeking transition services, decrease or increase suicide attempt rates? The survey did not provide information about the timing of reported suicide attempts in relation to receiving transition-related health care, which precluded investigation of transition-related explanations for these patterns.
This is very important: Importantly, our analyses suggest that the protective effect of non-recognition is especially significant for those on the trans feminine spectrum. For people on the trans masculine spectrum, however, our data suggest that this protective effect may not exist or, in some cases, may work in the opposite direction.
What is causing the misery in girls and women who are GNC or trans-identified?
This seems like a no-brainer. But support for what? She was caught somewhat in between. For a boy to wear a dress if he wants?
The Williams Institute analysis raises many more questions than it answers.Teen suicide is increasing rapidly. “About 5, teens in the United States kill themselves each year” (Peacock, 4). Suicide among teens is a serious and devastating crisis.
More teens are taking their lives today than ever before. Teen suicide does not affect one specific type of teen; it affects any type of teen.
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Each year, thousands of our children are dying, not from cancer or car accidents, but by their own hands. They make the choice to take their lives. The number of teenagers who take their lives is rapidly increasing each year.