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Transcript of Suicide
"Suicide Myths." at Suicide.org. at Suicide.org. at Suicide.org.. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Mar. 2014. <http://www.suicide.org/suicide-myths.html>.
"Suicide in the U.S.: Statistics and Prevention." NIMH RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Mar. 2014. <http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/suicide-in-the-us-statistics-and-prevention/index.shtml>.
"Suicide Prevention." : How to Help Someone who is Suicidal. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Mar. 2014. <http://www.helpguide.org/mental/suicide_
Statistics of Suicide
Firearms- mens percentage is 56%, while females is 30%.
Suffocation- mens percentage is 24%, while females is 21%.
Poisoning- mens percentage is 13%, while females is 40%.
Facts of Suicide
Nearly 30,000 Americans commit suicide each year
In the U.S., suicide rates are highest in Spring
On average, one person commits suicide every 16.2 minutes.
More than half of all suicides are completed with a firearm.
Depression & other mental disorders
Family history of suicide
Prior suicide attempt
Family history of mental disorder or substance abuse
Talk of suicide or death
Increased of alcohol or substance abuse
Feelings of rage or uncontrolled anger
Seeking access to firearms, pills, or other methods to commit suicide.
Risk Factors Of Suicide