Mental Illness/Suicide in America

Top 10 Things You Need to Know

Suicide is the 10th Leading Cause of Death in the United States.

"Www.mentalhealth.gov." Mental Health Myths and Facts. Mental Health, n.d. Web. 29 Apr. 2015.

1 out of 5 Americans are Diagnosed With a Mental Health Issue

"Www.mentalhealth.gov." Mental Health Myths and Facts. Mental Health, n.d. Web. 29 Apr. 2015.

About 800,000 People Commit Suicide Every Year

"10 Facts on Mental Health." WHO. World Health Organization, n.d. Web. 29 Apr. 2015.

Mental Illness Usually Comes About People in the Most Productive Years of Life, 16-25

"Facing The Facts." Http://www.nami.org. National Alliace on Mental Illness, n.d. Web. 29 Apr. 2015.

70-90% of People with Mental Disorders Show Improvement with the Help of Therapy

"Facing The Facts." Http://www.nami.org. National Alliace on Mental Illness, n.d. Web. 29 Apr. 2015.

The Most Serious Disorders Affect 5-10 Million Adults

"Facing The Facts." Http://www.nami.org. National Alliace on Mental Illness, n.d. Web. 29 Apr. 2015.

There are 21,175 Suicide by Firearms a Year

"Suicide and Self-Inflicted Injury." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 06 Feb. 2015. Web. 30 Apr. 2015.

Suffocation Suicides Account For 10,062 a Year

"Suicide and Self-Inflicted Injury." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 06 Feb. 2015. Web. 30 Apr. 2015.

There are 6,637 Poisoning Suicides a Year

"Suicide and Self-Inflicted Injury." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 06 Feb. 2015. Web. 30 Apr. 2015.

Per 100,000 Citizens, 13 Kill Themselves

"Suicide and Self-Inflicted Injury." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 06 Feb. 2015. Web. 30 Apr. 2015.