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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    About how many suicides occur in the United States?
    • A. 

      45 per day

    • B. 

      1 per minute

    • C. 

      1 every 16 minutes

    • D. 

      1 million per year

  • 2. 
    Who is more likely to COMMIT (die from) suicide?
    • A. 

      Boys

    • B. 

      Girls

    • C. 

      Animals

    • D. 

      40-year-olds

  • 3. 
    Several hundred years ago, people saw suicide as...
    • A. 

      A symptom of a mental illness.

    • B. 

      A crime worse than homicide.

    • C. 

      A minor crime that wasn't punishable.

    • D. 

      A pandemic

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of suicide prevention?
    • A. 

      Building a fence on a tall bridge.

    • B. 

      Leading a suicide education assembly at a high school.

    • C. 

      Making someone feel guilty about having thoughts of killing him/herself.

    • D. 

      Medication for the underlying mental illness.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following statements are TRUE about mental illness?
    • A. 

      People with mental illnesses are insane.

    • B. 

      People with mental illnesses will commit suicide.

    • C. 

      It is impossible to get over a mental illness.

    • D. 

      The brain of a mentally ill person reacts differently from the brain of someone who is healthy.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following causes more deaths in the world today?
    • A. 

      Suicide

    • B. 

      Homicide

    • C. 

      AIDS

    • D. 

      War

  • 7. 
    In which age group is suicide more common?
    • A. 

      High school

    • B. 

      40-60 year-olds

    • C. 

      College/ young adults

    • D. 

      Children

  • 8. 
    The preventative method of limiting access to deadly means is called
    • A. 

      Clinical treatment

    • B. 

      Limited Perspective

    • C. 

      Community awareness

    • D. 

      Controlling the environment

  • 9. 
    Psychotherapy, hospitalization, and medication are all components of the preventative method of:
    • A. 

      Clinical treatment

    • B. 

      Controlling the environment

    • C. 

      Community awareness

    • D. 

      Neurotransmitter Reprogramming

  • 10. 
    Suicide became more common when...
    • A. 

      Suicide was considered a crime.

    • B. 

      Toxic chemicals were harder to access.

    • C. 

      People became more tolerant of suicide.

    • D. 

      Less people started developing mental illnesses.

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