Relationships with parents can influence the suicide rate in young people, because of the fact that they make their child feel bad about their sexuality, child sexual abuse, and a family history of suicide. The reasons for teen suicide can be very complicated. Some reasons they may feel suicidal are feelings of distress, irritability, or agitation. Feeling like you can’t get out or that you aren’t needed by anyone or anything often come with depression. A family history of depression or suicide or any form of abuse. Poor relationships with parents or peers, and feelings of being all alone. Dealing with bisexuality or homosexuality in an unsupportive family or community or hostile school environment.SexualityThere is strong evidence of high rates of suicide attempts in sexual minorities. Lifetime suicide attempts are 4 times higher in gay and bisexual men, and 2 times as high in lesbian and bisexual woman , compared with heterosexuals. Among youth, those who are lesbian, gay, or bisexual recall making a lifetime suicide attempt at 3 times the rate of heterosexual youths. Lesbian, gay, and bisexual youths report 4 times as many medically serious attempts. Recent research suggests youth suicide risk is more strongly linked with lesbian, gay, or bisexual status than with same-sex sexual behavior and is above in behaviorally bisexual youths than in those with exclusively same-sex sexual behavior. Surveys of transgender adults as well suggest high rates of suicidal behavior in gender minorities. Lifetime suicide attempts have been reported by 25% to 43% of respondents. While the self-identified samples may not be representative of transgender populations as a whole, the consistency of survey findings suggest lifetime suicide attempts are likely more common in transgender individuals than in the US general population, in which suicide attempts are reported by fewer than 5% of adults. Evidence indicates that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender populations are at elevated risk for suicide. Concealment of sexual orientation because of anticipated stigma is also linked to mental health problems. Nondisclosure of transgender status is associated with lower risk of suicide attempts, possibly because hiding protects against rejection, discrimination, and victimization, which are strongly linked to suicide attempts in transgender populations.Child Sexual AbuseExposure to childhood sexual abuse can increase the chance of later suicidal behavior and suicide attempts. One-third of adults who were physically abused in childhood have thought of taking their own life. That rate is five times greater than adults who were not physically abused in childhood. The findings suggest that children exposed to physical abuse may be at greater risk for suicidal behaviors in adulthood. A strong link between childhood physical abuse and suicidal behaviors go on even after thinking of other known risk factors, such as unfortunate childhood conditions, health behaviors, and psychosocial stressors. The discoveries open up further areas of research. Studies before have theorized that accustomedness to high levels of pain and fear through childhood abuse may contribute to adults’ ability to inflict injury or harm on themselves. Recent research suggests suicide may have developmental origins relating to abuse. That physical or sexual abuse may lead to changes in the stress response in the brain which increase the thought of suicide and behavior.Mental IllnessMental disorders exist often all throughout the US. About one in five adults endure a diagnosable mental illness in a given year. They have a number of symptoms that affect people socially, occupationally, educationally, and interpersonally. A person who is depressed doesn’t always have the same thoughts as a healthy person. Many people who have depression say they feel as though they’ve lost the ability to imagine a happy future, or remember a happy past experience. Emotions and even physical pain can become insufferable. They don’t want to die, but it’s the only way they think their pain will end. Many suicidal children and teens have clinical depression. Each child’s personality, biological makeup, and environment are unique, and depression and suicidal thoughts in children are complicated issues involving many factors. Bipolar disorder aka manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual changes in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. Symptoms of bipolar disorder are serious. They are different from the normal ups and downs that everyone goes through from time to time. Bipolar disorder symptoms can result in damaged relationships, poor job or school performance, and even suicide. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder happens when an individual experiences a terrorizing experience that involves physical harm or the threat of physical harm. The physical harm or threat could have happened to the person with PTSD, or the person could have witnessed it happen to a loved one or a stranger. Many traumatic events can cause PTSD such as combat exposure, child sexual or physical abuse, terrorist attack, sexual or physical assault, serious accidents, natural disasters. Schizophrenia is a brain disorder that misshapes the way a person thinks, acts, perceives reality, expresses emotions and relates to others. The severity of schizophrenia varies from person to person. Some individuals will only have one psychotic moment in their lifetime while other may have many. Symptoms such as hallucinations and delusions usually start between ages 16 and 30. It can be difficult to diagnose schizophrenia in teens. This is because the first signs can include a change of friends, a drop in grades, sleep problems, and irritability. Behaviors that are common among teens. These factors include isolating oneself from others, an increase in unusual thoughts and suspicions, and a family history of psychosis. Borderline personality disorder is a severe mental illness marked by unstable moods, behavior, and relationships. As many as 80 percent of people with BPD have suicidal behaviors, and about 4 to 9 percent commit suicide. Unlike suicide attempts, self-harming behaviors do not stem from a desire to die. Self-harming behaviors linked with BPD include cutting, burning, hitting, head banging, hair pulling, and other hurtful acts. People with BPD may self-harm to help regulate their emotions, to punish themselves, or to express their pain.