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GEN: Mental Health Awareness

General Purpose Guide

Suicide Prevention Awareness & Resources

Facts about Suicide
  • Over 44,000 Americans die by suicide every year.
  • Suicide is the 4th leading cause of death for people 18-65
Suicide & LGBTQA+
  • LGBTQIA+ youth are 4X more likely to attempt suicide than other young people.
  • 41% of trans adults have attempted suicide
Suicide & Teens
  • 90% of teens who die by suicide have a mental health problem

  • Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death in people ages 10-34

National Resources