Sometimes we can feel helpless in the face of the alarming number of suicides there are worldwide but in this persuasive speech Suicide – Slashing the statistics you’ll show we can do more than we think we can. In this speech you’ll convince people that they must try to understand the suffering of those who are so depressed that they think that the only way out is by ending their own lives. Above all, we must listen to what they are trying to tell us about how their life is from their bleak perspective. Sharing and understanding their suffering is the best way to show them the light at the end of the tunnel. The short poem summarizing the speech makes an ideal ending to persuasive speech Suicide – Slashing the statistics.