What is Stress?
The human stress response is influenced by a host of personality characteristics and life experiences Exposure to stressful situations is among the most common human experiences. These types of situations can range from unexpected calamities (e.g., bereavement, natural disaster, or illness) to routine daily annoyances. Regardless of their degree of severity, however, stressors may promote physiological and behavioural disturbances, ranging from psychiatric disorders to immune system dysfunction.
Stress is a feeling of strain and pressure. Stress is a type of psychological pain. ... Humans experience stress, or perceive things as threatening, when they do not believe that their resources for coping with obstacles (stimuli, people, situations, etc.) are enough for what the circumstances demand.
What is Suicide?
Suicide often stems from a deep feeling of hopelessness. The inability to see solutions to problems or to cope with challenging life circumstances may lead people to see taking their own lives as the only solution to what is really a temporary situation, and most survivors of suicide attempts go on to live full and rewarding lives. Suicide causes immeasurable pain, suffering and loss to individuals, families, and communities nationwide.