Accurate data, up-to-date research, and knowledge of effective strategies and interventions are all essential to our ability to prevent suicide. This section provides information on the suicide problem and links to resources that can help you learn more.
An overview of the magnitude and patterns of suicidal behavior in the United States
Information and resources addressing suicide and specific groups
Description of factors that increase suicide risk and factors that protect people from suicide
Behaviors that indicate that someone may be at immediate risk of suicide and information on how to respond
Information on the economic costs of suicidal behaviors in the United States
Definitions of terms and concepts used in the field of suicide prevention