Suicide Prevention


-increased alcohol or drug use

-reckless behavior

-changes in sleep


-talking about wanting to die

-"joking" about it


-family history of suicide

-stressful life events or loss

-history of previous suicide attempts

2011 Suicide Statistics

-suicide is 13% of all deaths in the youth from 10-24

-15.8% considered attempting suicide

-12.8% of teens admitted to making a suicide plan

Community Resources

National Hopeline Network 1-800-suicide

Youth Hotline Counseling for Teens by Teens 1-877-youthline

Youth emergency Svc for Mental Health (315)-463-1100