suicide lifelineIf you are in crisis, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

Statistics

  • Suicide is the second leading cause of death for 15-24 year olds.
  • The top three methods used in suicides of young people include firearm (45%), suffocation (40%), and poisoning (8%).
  • Boys are more likely than girls to die from suicide. Of the reported suicides within the 10 to 24 agree group, 81% of the deaths were males and 19% were females.

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