Prevent Suicide

Fox Cities

Suicide In the Fox Cities

  • Suicide is listed as the second-leading cause of death for young people ages 15-24 and the third-leading cause for ages 25-44. The greatest number of suicide deaths was among 35 – 54-year-old males.
  • State figures show there were 737 suicides in Wisconsin in 2011. In Wisconsin five times as many people die from suicides as from homicides. In almost half of all completed suicides a firearm was used.
  • Veterans account for 20% of all completed suicides. For people age 55 and older, veterans account for almost half of completed suicides.
  • Suicide is 2 to 3 times higher for LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) youth.

Coping Skills

Call Our Hotline

Outagamie County Crisis Intervention
(920) 832-4646

Winnebago County Crisis Intervention
(920) 233-7707 or (920) 722-7707

Calumet County Crisis Intervention
(920) 849-9317\

Waupaca County Crisis Line
(715) 258-6304 or (800) 472-3377

Suicide Hotline for Wisconsin Vets
Combat Call Center

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-TALK or (800) 273-8255

United Way Information and Referral 211