Suicide In College Students Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Approximately one out of every twelve college students makes a suicide plan,"

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"Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students,"

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"Over 1,000 suicides happen on college campuses every year,"

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"6.6 percent of undergraduate and 4.1 percent of graduate students in 4-year colleges have seriously considered attempting suicide,"

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"More than 80% of college students felt overwhelmed by everything they had to do in the past year and over 50% have felt so depressed they found it difficult to function,"

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"Only around half of those students who are suffering do not seek help for their mental health problems,"

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"Men are more likely than women to commit suicide, but women are more likely to report suicidal thoughts,"

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"Less than 2% of college students are likely to die by suicide,"

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"The suicide rate among young adults, ages 15-24, has tripled since the 1950s and suicide is currently the second most common cause of death among students,"

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"More than 67% of college students tell a friend they are feeling suicidal before telling anyone else,"

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