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Learn about suicide, including risk factors and warning signs, statistics and treatment, and how to report about it responsibly.

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What we've learned through research

Discover the top findings from suicide research

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Mental health conditions and suicide

While the presence of a mental health condition may contribute to increased suicide risk, it is important to note that the majority of people who live with mental health conditions will not die by suicide.

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Teens and suicide: What parents should know

As a parent, you can approach suicide prevention in the same way you do other safety or health issues for your children. By educating yourself, you can learn what puts kids at greatest risk for suicide – and what protects them most strongly.

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LGBTQ suicide and suicide risk

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is dedicated to supporting efforts to learn more, and to developing and expanding the direction of suicide prevention strategies, programs and practices that serve the unique needs of LGBTQ populations.

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