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

Learn the latest statistics on suicide

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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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Suicide prevention interventions and treatments

There are many helpful approaches for individuals and their loved ones, when someone is in distress or at risk for suicidal behavior. Interventions and treatments have been developed in recent years for individuals who are experiencing suicidal ideation or who have made suicide attempts.

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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 mental health and suicide prevention

AFSP is dedicated to preventing suicide among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people. As a public health organization, AFSP believes that it is our individual and collective responsibility to support the mental health and wellbeing of LGBTQ people.

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Reporting on suicide prevention

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