Suicide is when an individual acts to end their own life voluntarily and intentionally. It’s different to self-harm. But self-harm is a risk factor for suicide, so it is important to not ignore it. Please read more about self-harm on our website.
Young people are still learning to manage emotions, and can feel intensely vulnerable when facing stressful experiences and life events. They may find it difficult to recognise their own poor mental health, and might not consider seeking help even when a crisis point has been reached.
Source: (Breathe Education)