We strive to provide updated data to news and entertainment media to help inform news coverage and script development. Please find below some important suicide statistics for news and entertainment industry representatives.
In an effort to keep the news and entertainment industry representative informed, the Action Alliance will continue to update this page with the latest data.
Suicide Data & Statistics
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. – and the 2nd leading cause of death among teenagers.
Every day, approximately 123 Americans die by suicide.
There is one suicide for every approximately 24 suicide attempts.
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