Did you know that, in the United States, more people die by suicide (50% more!) each year than by homicide? Experts believe that most suicidal individuals do not want to die. They just want to end the pain they are experiencing. When suicidal intent or risk is detected early, lives can be saved. Please join Coastal Samaritan Counseling Center in supporting suicide prevention. Together we can reduce the number of lives shaken by a needless and tragic death.
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