Depression is a main risk factor for suicide. The deep despair and hopelessness which is related with depression frequently makes suicide seem like the only way to escape the pain.
For this assignment, search the internet and place a suicide risk assessment (website, quiz, problemnaire and so on). Recognize the risk factors for suicide based on the selected instrument, and describe how the assessment is used to measure ones risk level. Describe how depression plays a role in suicide, and the impact that age, gender, ethnicity and socioeconomic status has on suicide rates. describe what you would say or do in response to someone who presents with the risk factors listed on the assessment instrument. How would you respond to someone who was threatening suicide?
Your paper must be two to three pages (exclusive of title and reference pages) and formatted according to the APA guidelines. You should utilize at least two peer-reviewed journal articles. All sources should be cited according to the APA format.