Suicide Awareness

By: Emory Moss

Statistics

  1. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the US among all ages
  2. There is one death by suicide in the US every 13 minutes
  3. Depression affects 20-25% of people ages 18 and up
  4. An estimated quarter million people become suicide survivors each year
  5. There is 1 suicide for every 25 suicide attempts
  6. Access to firearms is associated with increase in suicides
  7. Females experience depression roughly 2x more then men
  8. 7 in 100,000 people ages 15-19 die by suicide every year
  9. Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for 15-24 year old Americans
  10. Over 800,000 people die by suicide every year