Suicide Facts

Suicide FactsResearch indicates that more than 90% of people who kill themselves
have depression or another diagnosable mental or substance
abuse disorder.

Research shows that alterations in neurotransmitters such as serotonin,
are associated with the risk for suicide

MYTH –  There are more suicides during the winter holidays.
FACT –  Suicide rates in the US are lowest in the winter and highest
in the spring.

Suicide Awareness and Prevention