Statistics

  • In 2017, there were an estimated 1,400,000 suicide attempts

  • Suicide is the 10 th leading cause of death in the US

  • In 2017, men died by suicide 3.54x more often than women

  • In 2017, firearms accounted for 50.57% of all suicide deaths

  • Based on the 2017 Youth Risk Behaviors Survey, 7.4 percent of youth in grades 9-12 reported that they had made at least one suicide attempt in the past 12 months