Saturday Stats

"Suicide took the lives of 30,622 people in 2001." – National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

Saturday Stats

"Firearms were used in 73% of suicides committed by adults over the age of 65 in 2001." – National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

Saturday Stats

"Suicide rates in the United States are lowest in the winter and highest in the spring." – National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

Saturday Stats

"Suicide rates are generally higher than the national average in the western states and lower in the eastern and midwestern states." – National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

Saturday Stats

"Suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people ages 15 to 24. In 2001, 3,971 suicides were reported in this group."  – National Center for Injury Prevention and Control