[American Foundation for Suicide Prevention]
For every suicide, there are 25 others who attempt. In the elderly, every one in four suicide attempts succeed.
[National Alliance on Mental Illness]
Only half of all Americans experiencing an episode of major depression receive treatment.
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States.
Men die by suicide 3.5x more often than women, though women attempt suicide nearly 3 times as often.
Depression affects 20-25% of Americans ages 18+ in a given year.
New York has the lowest suicide rate out of every state.
[suicide Awareness Voices of education]
Medically serious attempts at suicide are 4x more likely among LGBTQ youth than other young people.
The rate of suicide is highest in middle age (45-64 years old).
Many attempted suicides and cases of self-harm go unreported and untreated each year.