SOMETHING TO BE KNOWN...
Did You Know???
*100 youths commit suicide each week.
*We lose approximately 5,000 young people each year.
*Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death for ages 10-24.
*Nationally…1 out of 7 students seriously consider suicide, 1 out of 9 have a plan, 1 out of 14 have attempted.
*In West Virginia…1 out of 6 students seriously consider suicide, 1 out of 8 have a plan, 1 out of 11 have attempted.
*What does that mean in real lives for West Virginia…..?
20,413 have seriously considered suicide
15,565 have a plan
11,610 have attempted…..or 32 each day!!!!
National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK /Community Assistance Resource Line: 1-877-778-2275
From: if, The Jason Foundation