The Trevor Project

Teen suicide prevention

Did you know that 1 out of 8 teens consider suicide 4% attempted suicide.

  • 19.3 percent of high school students have seriously considered killing themselves.
  • 14.5 percent of high school students made actual plans for committing suicide,
  • 900,000 youth planned their suicide while they are depressed
  • 90% of people who attempt suicide have a mental illness.

Also teenage girls are more likely to attempt suicide but teenage boys have a four out of five change of succeeding.

Maybe you even know someone who committed suicide or attempted, maybe you know someone that thought about suicide. The safest thing is 8 out of 10 teens try to get help from a professional before they attempt suicide

The Trevor Project works to prevent teen suicide. In order to prevent suicide they ask you to donate and they give ideas to help prevent friends and maybe yourself from suicide.