Suicide Facst at a Glance

Suicide Facts at a Glance SUMMER 2010 Fatal Suicidal Behavior In 2007: • Suicide was the eleventh leading cause of death for all ages. 1 • More than 34,000 suicides occurred in the U.S.

National Adolescent Health Information Center

Highlights: 4 Suicide is the third leading cause of death for adolescents and young adults . 4 Young males are much more likely to commit suicide than their female peers.


iv Suicide In Colorado table of contents Introduction..... I Section 1: Who is at Risk for Suicide?

General Statistics

Suicide Among American Indians/Alaska Natives General Statistics The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that, from 1999 to 2004 1: • The suicide rate for American Indians/Alaska Natives was 10.84 per 100,000, higher than the overall US rate of 10.75.

National Suicide Prevention Week Information & Media Kit

September 4 - 10, 2011 National Suicide Prevention Week Information & Media Kit "Changing the Legacy of Suicide" Sponsored by American Association of Suicidology American Association of Suicidology 5221 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20015 Phone: (202) 237-2280 Fax: (202) 237-2282 www ...

Why is suicide a public health problem?

Understanding Suicide Fact Sheet 2010 Why is suicide a public health problem? Who is at risk for suicide? Suicide occurs when a person ends their life.

Facts about Suicide

Facts about Suicide • Worldwide there are more deaths due to suicide than to accidents, homicides and war combined. • Over 34,000 people in the U.S. die by suicide every year.

Relationship between the Economy, Unemployment and Suicide

Relationship between the Economy, Unemployment and Suicide Prepared by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center November 12, 2008 Background Recent economic turmoil, increased unemployment and record foreclosure rates have spurred media inquiries about whether these changes will lead to increased ...


MONTANA STATE HOSPITAL POLICY AND PROCEDURE SUICIDE PRECAUTIONS Effective Date: January 25, 2008 Policy #: TX-14 Page 1 of 3 I. PURPOSE: To provide guidelines for the use of interventions intended to prevent self-inflicted injuries or death in suicidal patients.


Suicide Suicide Suicide Suicide Suicide 127 Injury in Colorado: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Overview and trends Suicide is a major public health issue in the U.S., resulting in almost twice as many deaths each year as homicide.

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