Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States with one suicide occurring on average every 14.2 minutes.
Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death among 15 to 24-year-olds
The elderly make up 12.9 % of the population, bur comprise 15.9 % of all suicides.
It is estimated that five million living Americans have attempted to kill themselves.
American Association of Suicidology