Suicide Facts & Figures

An American dies by suicide every 12.95 minutes.
Americans attempt suicide an estimated 1 million times annually.
Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for people ages 10-24.
Veterans comprise 22.2% of suicides.
90% of those who die by suicide had a diagnosable psychiatric disorder at the time of their death.
Mental illness IS treatable. There IS hope. You are NOT alone.


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