Reading these suicide pages you will find people seeking help and people offering their help. Some witness about suicide from real life experience, others who play along with me would pretend it's a children's game. Some make sick and cruel jokes about it, and angry people blame me for even mentioning the subject. You might also want to read my favourite answers. If you want your answer to be included here, fill in the form.

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What is the best way to kill yourself when you're under 13?

Quelle est la meilleure forme de suicide pour les moins de 13 ans?
03 May 2005 melodie salut, je parle francais, c'est dur ! ^^
mais je me suis suicidée plus d'une fois et j'avais entre 10 et 13ans... mais je suis assez mature pour mon age et je pense avoir compris beaucoup de chose a lavie...! et je pense pas que le suicide sois une solution... dans une autre vie peut etre... plus maintenant, il faut juste faire travailler l'esprit...s'en foutre de plus en plus..c ca lexercice.. la difficulté c de s'en foutre... moi ji arrive... pk pa vous? bien que je sois toujours dans mes idées noires, j'ai trouver mes idées coloré quand jen ai besoin, elles sont la... trouvez les!
03 May 2005 kelly des médicaments très fort mais jveux pas dire jtrouveça honteux de faire un kit parce que moi aussi je penses au suicide et jai 13 ans mais là c inciter carément !!
03 May 2005 chantel hi my name is chantel well every one hates me.when i was 10 my dad watched my uncle rape me i sat there in pain and looked in the window and i will never forget the face he had on him it wa sliek he was happy a year later he had hald a gun to my head and that same yeah my sister ( christina) shot her self be cuz of guy problems my mo left me i herd that she talks about me but not in good wasy i here she calls me names and its like shr doe snot even know me i have not seen her for a while but sence i was 13 i have been cutting every day i cut it getts deeper and deeper and deeper i started taking pills i would take 8 and then i would take 14 the next week i started tripping out at 14 i got to the point wher i took 41 oills but it faild it did not kill me my boyfriend and i have been togetaher for a year and 5 months he hits me and calls me names and al iw nat is some one to love me every one tells me what a disappointment i am and it hurts i cut almost every night now ever sence 3 weeksa ago i try and fomd some bare skin on my body that i have not yet cut and slice it i need help i dont wanna cut i do but i do i know i should not take pills and cutt and drink and do drugs like i do i wanna stop but when i try to they drive me crazy and one dat i am ganna end up shotting myself like my sister i am alomist pushed to teh end too...........................can any one help me thanks
02 May 2005 leanne well i would get the sharpest knife i can find an shove it in either my head or heart
02 May 2005 leanne wash the pot an forget to dry your hands then put your fingers in a plug socket by accedent then turn it on
02 May 2005 Princess Oblivious I don't know. I thought about tylenol when I was 14 but after going to a psychologist, he told me it would hurt (I think he was lying). I can't stand pain. Sometimes things pile up and it really feels like it should end. But I got over it and I want to gie you advice, but I don't know what to say because everyone's case and cause is different. Some people just want attention while others really need someone. I am a christian. I still thought about suicide. Don't blow me off because I think there is a god. All I can say is that it is really good to have someone to talk to sometimes. Find someone.
02 May 2005 Math Fire I don't fully understand this site,but i noticed that all were interested in death but what about life after death. I will admit that death is something I long for. It is a mystery to me and I wish to read the book. But I would not seek after it without all that I know. I ask again, WHAT ABOUT LIFE AFTER DEATH? do you know the pain or joy that follows you once you cross its shores? The answers are out there, but false answers are out there too. Becareful to study about this trip that you so longingly seek.
02 May 2005 x-x Jo x-x It doesn'y matter what age you are, suicide is still a big thing to everyone! To me suicide is a regular thought as i some times can't stand my life and need to get away. Alot of people would say this was selfish but to me its just someone trying to escape. We all have to escape some time. Pressure is one way to push a person to depression or suicide. I find i have alot of pressure, parents & school wanting me to do well, my friends and even people i don't even know. I first started cutting myself when I was 14, i had just broken up with my boyfriend who i loved so much i would do anything for him (i still feel like that even today!) but when i realsied i couldn't live without him he said he didnt want me! My bestfriend became very depressed which had an inpact on me. We both would cut our arms and even our legs! We both knew how each other was feeling because we knew everything about each other and were exactly the same! Soon it became an every day thing and crying as well.
Some other friends found out and said they understood but really they didnt. I think that must be the worst thing you can say to some one who hates their life so much that they want to kill them selves! Just a word of warning for friends of people like that!
Its your own life and you should be able to do what you wnat with it!
02 May 2005 chrissy i dunno wat to say, im not gonna encourage ppl to do the 'deed', but here's wat i have to say...ok well my lyf isnt as bad as the pplz on this syt, but like i 14 and i've been depressed since i was about 11, but things have gotten really bad this year, i mean i went to a new skool and now they see me for me, the way i am, depressed.a few months ago i crushed a glass in my hand and i had to go to hospital for that, i have butterfly stitches on my arm from cutting myself and i have to take antipsycotics, to help with my depression, alot of my frends are depressed and that doesnt help, ive almost commited suicide a couple of times, and yer, i have to see loads of counselour ppl but nothings seems to work, im close to going to hospital and things just keep getting worse, my mum thinks things are getting better, but they're not.i dont no wat to do ani more!
02 May 2005 Rachael It is not nice wanting to die and i know that I used to cut my myself whenever life was geting too much for me.I would go to the toilets at school and cut my wrist with a pencil sharpener blade. But after my mum sore my wrist she sent me to PMH in perth but when i was ther i chold not hert my self so I stoped eating and then i got realy sick and all most died but thay pout a feeding tube down my nosie it hert geting it down in to my stumetch i am still cuting and it herts but there is this yr 8 that looks up to me now and she now cuts her wrist's because she thinks that is how u become kool but it is not so dont cut if u just whant to be kool
02 May 2005 genesis hey i'm genesis. i have tried to kill myself over 80 times in the past are some things that i have done i have hung my self,took tons of drugs,slit my wrist,stabed myself,slit my neck open,ate batteries,jumped off a 4 story house and alot of other things. but don't get caught of the middle of tring to kill your selfs cause parents go crazy.HAVE FUN I SURE DID but i'm still trying to kill my self!!!!:(DEAD
02 May 2005   ur a stupid little fuckhead i think u are a maggot think about all those people who have lost those they loved to suicide n ur trying to fucking promote it u stupid fuck u honestly have no clue
02 May 2005 I'd Prefer Not To Well, I must say that this is a very, very odd website. I, along with many others that have posted here, have thought about comitting suicide. But don't necessarily agree with it anymore.

I don't really feel like sharing my sob story with you all, but I sure as hell have one. I guess if you're smart enough, you'll be able to figure out what happened...

I would say that the best way to kill yourself when under 13 - or even over it, would be to overdose on narcotics and pills of equal strenghth. You might say that "Oh, who the hell would have THAT in their cabinet?" I do. They're 'leftovers' from when my mom was alive. Strong enough to partially elimate the pains of cancer. All of the capsules are full, too. Even better.

Pop all of the what, twelve bottles of pills? in your mouth, down it with some water, and you're good to go.

Of course, there is the possibility of getting caught in the process.

Well, i know that I just contributed to this website, but I must say that when I came across it, I was thoroughly disgusted. Suicide is a serious thing, and if you need help, then get it.

There ARE ways to obtain help for free; most towns offer free counseling from social workers. If you are a student, try talking to your school's psychologist. Or even a trusted adult. I know that this sounds pathetically cliche of me, but isn't it better than being dead? My theory is that when you're dead, you're simply just dead. I don't believe in God, so to me, there is no Hell or Heaven. Your body is simply 'turned off', almost like a machine. And your thoughts and internal workings are all gone. Sounds good to you? Well, think twice, sweetie, because it's not.

You're dead that way. I mean, usually if you're contemplating suicide, you're dead on the inside, so why not just balance every goddamn thing out and just be dead physically, right? Well, that doesn't really work, because then you'd just be a nonexisting drifter. And your life would just suck ten times more, well, because you'd be dead, your family having to pay all of your funeral charges, etc...

And if you're committing suicide out of well, hm... spite, then, what the hell is the point of doing it if you can't see the look on those people's faces? I'd suggest doing something that doesn't obscure your view from their reaction. Like, say, nailing them in the balls or something.

Anyways, this site is quite the odd one. I'm only 14, so what do I know, right? I came to this site originally looking for methods to do The Task, and am leaving it with this comment: This website is pathetically sad. I read some of the suggestions and almost laughed. "Throw yourself under a school bus." Well, most likely the driver would SEE you throw yourself under it, and stop immediately.

What a world of bullshit that we live in. Whatever, don't listen to this site. 'Suicide kit' my ass. This is pathetic, and I'm having a hard time believing that I am contributing to this mess of a website.
02 May 2005 if u dont want to read it Suicide         No suicide attempt should be dismissed or treated lightly!

Why Do People Commit Suicide?
A suicide attempt is a clear indication that something is gravely wrong in a person’s life. No matter the race or age of the person; how rich or poor they are, it is true that most people who commit suicide have a mental or emotional disorder. The most common underlying disorder is depression, 30% to 70% of suicide victims suffer from major depression or bipolar (manic-depressive) disorder.

Warning Signs of Someone Considering Suicide
Any one of these symptoms does not necessarily mean the person is suicidal, but several of these symptoms may signal a need for help:

Verbal suicide threats such as, “You’d be better off without me.” or “Maybe I won’t be around.”

Expressions of hopelessness and helplessness.

Previous suicide attempts.

Daring or risk-taking behavior.

Personality changes.


Giving away prized possessions.

Lack of interest in future plans.

Remember: Eight out of ten suicidal persons give some sign of their intentions. People who talk about suicide, threaten to commit suicide, or call suicide crisis centers are 30 times more likely than average to kill themselves.

What To Do If You Think Someone Is Suicidal

Trust your instincts that the person may be in trouble.

Talk with the person about your concerns. Communication needs to include LISTENING.

Ask direct questions without being judgmental. Determine if the person has a specific plan to carry out the suicide. The more detailed the plan, the greater the risk.

Get professional help, even if the person resists.

Do not leave the person alone.

Do not swear to secrecy.

Do not act shocked or judgmental.

Do not counsel the person yourself.

The Statistics of Suicide

Suicide is the eighth leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for more than 1% of all deaths.

More years of life are lost to suicide than to any other single cause except heart disease and cancer.

30,000 Americans commit suicide annually; an additional 500,000 Americans attempt suicide annually.

The actual ratio of attempts to completed suicides is probably at least 10 to 1.

30% to 40% of persons who commit suicide have made a previous attempt.

The risk of completed suicide is more than 100 times greater than average in the first year after an attempt - 80 times greater for women, 200 times greater for men, 200 times greater for people over 45, and 300 times greater for white men over 65.

Suicide rates are highest in old age: 20% of the population and 40% of suicide victims are over 60. After age 75, the rate is three times higher than average, and among white men over 80, it is six times higher than average.

Substance abuse is another great instigator of suicide; it may be involved in half of all cases. About 20% of suicides are alcohol abusers, and the lifetime rate of suicide among alcoholics is at least three or four times the average. Completed suicides are more likely to be men over 45 who are depressed or alcoholic.

Preventing Suicide
Although they may not call prevention centers, suicidal people usually do seek help; for example, nearly three-fourths of all suicide victims visit a doctor in the four months before their deaths, and half in the month before.

Helping a Suicidal Person
No single therapeutic approach is suitable for all suicidal persons or suicidal tendencies. The most common ways to treat underlying illnesses associated with suicide are with medication, talk therapy or a combination of the two.

Cognitive (talk therapy) and behavioral (changing behavior) therapies aim at relieving the despair of suicidal patients by showing them other solutions to their problems and new ways to think about themselves and their world. Behavioral methods, such as training in assertiveness, problem-solving, social skills, and muscle relaxation, may reduce depression, anxiety, and social ineptitude.

Cognitive and behavioral homework assignments are planned in collaboration with the patient and explained as experiments that will be educational even if they fail. The therapist emphasizes that the patient is doing most of the work, because it is especially important for a suicidal person not to see the therapist as necessary for their survival.

Recent research strongly supports the use of medication to treat the underlying depression associated with suicide. Antidepressant medication acts on chemical pathways of the brain related to mood. There are many very effective antidepressants. The two most common types are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs). Other new types of antidepressants (e.g. alpha-2 antagonist, selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) and aminoketones), and an older class, monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), are also prescribed by some doctors.

Antidepressant medications are not habit-forming. Although some symptoms such as insomnia, often improve within a week or two, it may take three or four weeks before you feel better; the full benefit of medication may require six to eight weeks of treatment. Sometimes changes need to be made in dosage or medication type before improvements are noticed. It is usually recommended that medications be taken for at least four to nine months after the depressive symptoms have improved. People with chronic depression may need to stay on medication to prevent or lessen further episodes.

People taking antidepressants should be monitored by a doctor who knows about treating clinical depression to ensure the best treatment with the fewest side effects. It is also very important that your doctor be informed about all other medicines that are taken, including vitamins and herbal supplements, in order to help avoid dangerous interactions. Alcohol or other drugs can interact negatively with antidepressant medication.

Do not discontinue medication without discussing the decision with your doctor.

Resources in Your Community

Telephone hotlines (Can be obtained from the telephone book, local Mental Health Associations, community centers, or United Way chapters)


Medical professionals

Law-enforcement agencies

More Information

If you or someone you know is contemplating suicide, call 1-800-SUICIDE.

National Mental Health Association

800-SUICIDE. (1-800-784-2433)
This will connect you with a crisis center in your area.

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

American Association of Suicidology

Suicide Prevention Advocacy Network


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02 May 2005 confused bitch (amanda) Im 13 and ive been suicidal 4 such a long time..... i meant my true love about 2 weeks ago and he kept me alive... now he has a girlfriend and this makes me cry everynite just thinking about it... im sooo deppressed and all i can say 2 him is that i hate him.... (his name is cody) i feel bad 2 tell him that i hate him but if i say i love you it makes me sad... dont ask y!!! i thought he was my true love but he obviouslys not.... he tells me that it was my fault that i got raped over 4 times... wen i tell him that i hate him he either doesnt say enything or tells me that he loves me!!!! at 1st i told him i didnt want him 2 love me... cuz i was sooo afraid of getting hurt (again) or hurting him!!! now he maybe doesnt mean it but he hurts me ALL the time... 24/7!!!! i love him sooo much... mroe than i have ever loved enyone or enything in my life... if it wasnt 4 him i would be dead rite now!!! i dont no how 2 explain how i feel 2 him on the fone or on the computer its soo hard!!! i mean i love him but i hate him... i hate wat hes doing 2 me... he tells me he loves me and every time i hear it i just wanna die... cuz i no someday it wont be true... someday he'll be telling another girl the same thing he tells me!!! he lives 3,000 miles away so i dont no if i can realy believe him wen he says i love you... and all the other shit he says... my mom found out about him and she usually doesnt like it wen i have a boyfriend period but shes ok with all of this and im aloud 2 talk 2 him on the fone!!! shes ganna find a way 2 let us meet!!! but i dont think it will actually happen becuz i dont no if i can really believe him wen he tells me he loves me... i wanna die still... i took pills yesturday and they ran out... i cut my wrists so bad my hole arm went numb!!! i miss the nites wen he told me that he loves me!!!! enyways i still think the best way 2 kill urself is 2 cutt so bad or take pills... lol!!!! cody says some pplz r begging 4 attention but some rnt... he says i am... but i no im not.... i wish i would succeed one day and show 2 him that i wasnt begging 4 attention... and that i really wanted 2 die!!!
02 May 2005 Lanna MacDonald Like 10 mins ago i grabbed like a million pills and I wanna swallow them. I went on the internet to say goodbye to my friends over msn. I should probably hurry cause I dont want to be saved. I never felt good enough for anything. Easiest way kiddo's, over blood, just barfing, its all good! Good bye World!
01 May 2005 Kat & neve run infront of a shooting range shouting "guns are not the answer"
01 May 2005 Rachael Hi my name is Rachael i am now 14 but when i was 11 i started to try to kill my self i stoped going to school and now i am dumb from all the drugs and beer i drink and pout in to my boody i have trd to cut my wrists at school in the tolets but my friend came in and whent to get a teacher i blackd out and there was blood every where but i chold still hear every 1 crying and screaming it is not nice
01 May 2005 jason I was thinking to myself, why the fuck that I get this deadly disease called Depression. This fucking thing is the cause of all these shit that is eating my flesh and drawing my blood. Its worse that AIDS, cuz u don’t know why the fuck u get so fucked up without any known deadly virus. 3 hours ago, I was laying on my bed crying and praying, and again I wanted to kill myself, this time OD on drugs, found 70pills, but didn’t do it, now here I am. Depression cause me to be an idiot, I forget everything I did, I cant stand still, I cant be around anyone, I felt that they will be thinking I am an idiot, I cant hold a conversation with anyone, cuz my mind is going so slow and dumb. I look ugly and shit. I became bad mannered and always piss people of with my stupid tone and talk. Been like this for 4 months now, depression can make one lose their mind and be an idiot, how cant I be crazy when my mind kept thinking of how fucked up everything is every day. Well I am sure you understand what I mean. Depression really eats up ur brain. Just finished my BA degree from Calstate and now acting like an idiot. I am sure I am the worst case here. My advice is don’t let Depression eat up ur brain, take control of the chatterbox inside you. Believe in what GOD lays ahead for you, keep praying like I do cuz he will never leave us alone. I Believe in him, GOD bless you.Remeber friends COMMIT SUICIDE=GO TO HELL. u can email me if u wanna talk goodbye my friends, life can be beautiful with GOD beside you.

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