Preventing Teen Suicide

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Preventing Teen Suicide

Synopsis

EPISODE 12 Tue 7 May
Suicide is the leading cause of death in 15-24 year olds, and the numbers are rising. Insight hears from teens who’ve attempted to take their own lives and finds out what they needed at the time, what went unnoticed, and what we can all do to help.

Meet The Guests

Trent

"On a bus to work one day just thinking, it just snapped. It just came out of nowhere I've just got to die. I can't do this life, like this is pointless, no one's ever going to love me again."

Bella

"I was the saddest I think I've ever been. I didn't see the future, I didn't see me succeeding and I didn't see me ever feeling happy again. I felt really lonely and I just felt like I had nothing worth actually living for. I didn't think I was good enough to actually be around."

Darcy

"I was tired of trying to pretend that I was enjoying my life when I wasn't. I was just, you know, I was so worried about Year 12, I was kicking myself for quitting my sport and I was just so unhappy with myself. I thought that my dad, I still thought at that stage that my dad hated me..."

Elvis

"If people had been more accepting and open minded like my friends and my colleagues. Except my manager no one reached out to me after they came to know I tried to kill myself and my colleagues thinking no, it's a societal thing, we shouldn't get involved."