Facts and Statistics

Below are some facts about teen suicide

  • It is the 3rd leading cause of death amount 10-24 year olds
  • About 135,000 10-24 years old receive medical care for inflicting some sort of injury on themselves
  • There are at least 25 attempts for each completed suicide.
  • Most youth use firearms
  • Older youths (16+) are at more risk
  • At least 4 times as many males die from suicide but females attempt to commit suicide at least 2-3 times more.
Below is a map showing the suicide rates in each region of the United States

For read more facts about teen suicide please read the following links.