GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Suicide In Adolescence Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Each day in the U.S., there are an average of over 5,240 attempts by young people grades 7-12."

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"Suicide is the second leading cause of death for young people between 10 to 24."

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"Four out of five teens who attempt suicide have given clear warning signs."

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"More teenagers and young adults die from suicide than from cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke, pneumonia, influenza, and chronic lung disease, combined."

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"Gay, lesbian, and bisexual kids are 3x more likely than straight kids to attempt suicide at some point in their lives."

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"Nearly one of every 15 high school students reports attempting suicide each year."

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"Each year, almost 5,000 young people, ages 15 to 24, kill themselves."

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"Only half of all Americans experiencing an episode of major depression receive treatment."

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"90% of teens who die by suicide have an underlying mental illness."

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"More than 70% of adolescent suicide attempters make at least one additional attempt within 12 months."

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"The suicide rate among American Indian/Alaska Native adolescents and young adults ages 15 to 34 (19.5 per 100,000) is 1.5 times the national average for that age group (12.2 per 100,000)."

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"30% of girls and 20% of boys–totaling 6.3 million teens–have had an anxiety disorder, according to data from the World Health Organization."

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"16 percent of teens had seriously considered attempting suicide."

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"Roughly 20% of high school students report seriously considering suicide in the past year."

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"Among students in grades 9–12, 8.9 percent report having attempted suicide one or more times in the past 12 months."

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"In 2019, suicide was the leading cause of death in Australian adolescence aged 15 to 17."

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"Almost 4 in every 100 adolescents tried to kill themselves, according to a 2017-2019 Canadian Health Survey."

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"In Germany, suicide is the second leading cause of death in 15-19 year olds."

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"In New Zealand, suicide is the leading cause of death among young people aged 15-24."

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"In Scotland, the suicide rate among 15-19 year olds increased by 50% from 2017 to 2018."

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