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facts about suicide

1. Nearly 800,000 people die by suicide yearly

2. 2nd leading cause of death for 15–29-year-olds

3. it happens most often in the spring

4. men make up 79% of suicides

5. over half of suicides utilise firearms


know the signs

Talking about wanting to die or to kill oneself

Looking for a way to kill oneself

Talking about feeling hopeless or purposeless

Talking about feeling trapped or seeking revenge

Talking about being a burden to others

Increasing the use of alcohol/drugs

Acting anxious/agitated/reckless

Sleeping too much/too little

Withdrawing or feeling isolated

Displaying extreme mood swings or rage


how do you find help?

Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.



we can all help.

1. know the signs

2. be aware

3. get help (for you or someone else)