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National Suicide Facts

Females attempt suicide 3 times more often than males

Males complete suicide 3.8 times more often than females

For every death caused by suicide there are an estimated six survivors

Every two hours and 5 minutes, a person under the age of 25 completes suicide

Suicide, in youth, is the 3rd leading cause of death behind accidents and homicides

Firearms are used in 47% of youth suicides

Drug and alcohol use are associated with increased risk for youth suicide


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