Suicide is the act causing ones own death. The risk factors of suicide are due to Depression, mental illness, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, personality disorders, substance abuse which includes alcoholism and the use of drug, stress such as from financial difficulties, troubles with relationships, stress and so on. The common suicide methods are hanging, pesticide poisoning, and firearms. Suicide preventative measures to reduce the incidence of suicide through reducing access to certain methods, such as firearms or toxins such as opioids can reduce risk; Other measures include reducing access to charcoal (for burning) and adding barriers on bridges and subway platforms. Treatment of drug and alcohol addiction, depression, and those who have attempted suicide in the past may also be effective. In young adults who have recently thought about suicide, cognitive behavioral therapy appears to improve outcomes. Economic development through its ability to reduce poverty may be able to decrease suicide rates. Efforts to increase social connection, especially in elderly males, may be helpful.
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