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Data and Statistics

United States Suicide Prevention Fact Sheet View PDF
This document will provide facts regarding suicides in U.S. from 1999-2005. It also provides facts regarding hospitalized suicide attempts in 2005.

Suicide Among Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders View PDF
This report provides statistics from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention on suicide among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

Suicide Among Black Americans View PDF
This report provides statistics from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention on suicide among Black Americans.

Suicide Among Hispanic Americans View PDF
This report provides statistics from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention on suicide among Hispanic Americans.

Trends in Rates and Methods of Suicide View PDF
This document provides statistics on the trends in rates and methods of suicide in the U.S. from 1985-2004.

Relationship between the Economy, Unemployment and Suicide View PDF
This document identifies the complex interaction between economic cycles, unemployment and suicide, and provides key messages that promote suicide prevention.

Promoting Mental Health and Preventing Suicide in College and University Settings View PDF
This document summarizes what the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) knows about suicide and suicide prevention among college and university students, describes a sample of current suicide prevention efforts, and recommends ways in which colleges and universities can promote mental health and prevent suicidal behavior among their students.

Preventing Youth Suicide in Rural America: Recommendations to States View PDF
This report presents recommendations that approach youth suicide prevention through the lens of America's rural communities, so that both the strengths and limitations of rural settings can be taken into account to design and implement more effective prevention strategies.

Suicide Risk and Prevention for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth View PDF
This document demonstrates that LGBT youth are at higher risk for suicide and suicide-related behavior and provides evidence-based prevention strategies for working with this population.