Understand Suicide – the Data

Surprisingly, more individuals die from suicide than homicide

  • Completed suicide is higher among males
  • Attempts are higher among females
Understanding Suicide – Suicide rates v. Homicide rates
Understanding suicide – ethnicity

When breaking down by ethnicity, Native American and Alaska Native populations see the highest rates

Rates are also highest among the LGBT community.

Data shows that rates are also highest among middle aged persons

Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for ages 10-34.

Understanding suicide: age

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