HEALTH CHP 9 LSN 2

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  1. Thoughts about suicide are impulsive and temporary BUT
    death or debilitating injury is _______?
    PERMANENT
  2. When a teen talks about committing sucide (whether it's done in a serious, casual, or even humorous way) he or she must be taken _______.
    SERIOUSLY
  3. Suicidal people believe that their death will not matter to _______.
    anyone
  4. When you are with someone who appears to be suicidal, show you care by following these 3 steps.
    • 1. initiate a meaningful conversation
    • (show interest and compassion)
    • 2. show support and ask questions
    • (be understanding, but state that this
    • is not the answer, and that most
    • people who survive express gratitude
    • for surviving)
    • 3. try to persuade the person to seek
    • help
    • (counselor, trusted adult)
  5. Why would a cluster sucide happen?
    • Pacts or agreements,
    • response to suicide of friend,
    • or
    • suicide has be sensationalized.
  6. List some nonverbal signs of a person thinking of committing suicide.
    • obession with death
    • withdrawal from friends
    • dramatic changes in personality, hygiene,
    • or appearance
    • impulsive/irrational behavior,
    • sense of guilt,
    • deterioration in schoolwork/recreation,
    • give away personal belongings,
    • substance abuse,
    • complain of stomachaches, headaches,
    • persistent boredom/indifference,
    • violent, rebellious, or run away,
    • intolerance for praise or rewards
  7. List verbal signs of a person going to commit suicide.
    • Direct statement:
    • I want, I wish
    • Indirect statements:
    • I won't have to
    • I just want
    • They'll be sorry
    • I can't take it
    • I won't be
    • What's the use
    • Writing poems, songs, diary entries
    • Suicide threats

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HEALTH CHP 9 LSN 2
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