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  • Suicide is the #2 cause of death between ages 10-24 and 25-34

 

  • Female teens are more likely to make suicide attempts than male teens 

 

  • Native American and White American Male Teens have the highest risk for completed suicide

 

  • 60% of teens who have a suicidal thoughts WITH a plan ATTEMPT within 1 year

  • Highest risk of suicide reattempt is 30 days post psychiatric hospitalization.

  • Second highest risk of suicide reattempt is 90 days post psychiatric hospital

  • Most Teens who make a suicide attempt PLAN the attempt within 6 hours.

References


For More Information on how to get help for your someone you love

https://www.aacap.org/aacap/Families_and_Youth/Resource_Centers/Suicide_Resource_Center/Home.aspx

https://www.aap.org/en/patient-care/blueprint-for-youth-suicide-prevention/

https://www.apa.org/topics/suicide

https://www.psychiatry.org/patients-families/suicide-prevention

The Columbia Lighthouse Project
https://cssrs.columbia.edu/

Stanley-Brown Safety Planning Intervention
https://suicidesafetyplan.com/

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
https://afsp.org/

American Association of Suicidology
https://suicidology.org/
Suicide Prevention Resource Center
https://www.sprc.org/
NIMH
https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/suicide-prevention

988
https://988lifeline.org/

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
https://www.aacap.org/

American Psychological Association
https://www.apa.org/

 

Youth Suicide Facts

Suicide
Can be prevented

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