Boys & men are killing themselves at an alarming rate. #StopSuicide
Suicide death rates in the USA are growing - risk of death by suicide is 3.5 x greater for men than for women
Making a plan can be a precursor to a suicide attempt. Approximately 38% of people who make a suicide plan go on to make a suicide attempt.
Suicidal thoughts are greatest with those in the 18-25 age group and tend to decrease with age.
Firearms remain a consistent means of suicide for men. For men over the age of 65, firearms are used in over three-quarters of suicide deaths.