Suicide Statistics

Ms. Butler's Advisory

Statistic Number One

Over 41,000 Americans take their own lives, and 494,000 attempted to but, failed. Some get medical care. This includes self harm. Up to 15% of people are depressed and die of suicide. More than times men commit suicide then women. More suicides are committed by fire arm then any other suicide. More women attempt suicide and fail more than men. Suicide is the second leading cause for ages 15-29 globally. Only half of all americans experience a half of major depression and receive medical care.