Suicide Awareness Quiz

Do you know how to look for warning signs of suicide? Take our quiz and find out.

Quiz

Do you know how to look for warning signs of suicide? Take our quiz and find out.

1. It's very difficult to predict who will kill themselves since most kids who commit suicide do not communicate their intentions.

  • True
  • False

2. It may be helpful to ask a youngster who appears overly depressed, withdrawn, or grief-stricken whether she has ever considered suicide as a solution to her problems.

  • True
  • False

3. Suicide ranks as the fifth highest cause of death among 5-14 year-olds, and only homicide and car accidents kill more kids between the ages of 15-24. If your child's deep depression and suicidal talk stops and she suddenly appears very happy and relieved, you'll know the crisis has passed.

  • True
  • False

4. Most young people who commit suicide have made a clear decision that death is their best option.

  • True
  • False

5. Extraordinary aggressiveness and hostility, hyperactivity, sexual promiscuity, and extreme risk-taking are often signs of impending suicidal attempts.

  • True
  • False

Your Results:

1. It's very difficult to predict who will kill themselves since most kids who commit suicide do not communicate their intentions.
False

2. It may be helpful to ask a youngster who appears overly depressed, withdrawn, or grief-stricken whether she has ever considered suicide as a solution to her problems.
True

3. Suicide ranks as the fifth highest cause of death among 5-14 year-olds, and only homicide and car accidents kill more kids between the ages of 15-24. If your child's deep depression and suicidal talk stops and she suddenly appears very happy and relieved, you'll know the crisis has passed.
False

4. Most young people who commit suicide have made a clear decision that death is their best option.
False

5. Extraordinary aggressiveness and hostility, hyperactivity, sexual promiscuity, and extreme risk-taking are often signs of impending suicidal attempts.
True

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