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Statistics

  • Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the US for all ages. (CDC)

  • Every day, approximately 130 Americans die by suicide. (CDC)

  • There is one death by suicide in the US every 11 minutes. (CDC)

  • Depression affects 20-25% of Americans ages 18+ in a given year. (CDC)

  • Suicide takes the lives of over 48,500 Americans every year. (CDC)

  • The highest suicide rates in the US are among Whites, American Indians and Alaska Natives.

  • Only half of all Americans experiencing an episode of major depression receive treatment. (NAMI)

  • 80% -90% of people that seek treatment for depression are treated successfully using therapy and/or medication. (TADS study)

  • An estimated 285,000 each year become suicide survivors (AAS).

  • There is one suicide for every estimated 25 suicide attempts. (CDC)

  • There is one suicide for every estimated 4 suicide attempts in the elderly. (CDC)

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