15 Suicide Facts That Make You Think Again

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26 Aug 2016

Quick Facts

  1. Frequency: 1 every 16 minutes
  2.  Way: Over 50% with a firearm
  3.  Attempts: 1 in 25 attempts result in suicide
  4.  Statistics: 79% of suicides are male
  5.  Cause: 2/3 of suicide victims are depressed
  6.  Signs: Speaking of suicide, anxiety, mood swings
  7.  Rates: 12.6 per 100,000 deaths
  8.  Prevention: Therapy, medication, support
  9.  Documentation: 10-35% of people leave a note
  10.  Earliest: An Egyptian suicide note exists from 4,000 years ago

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