Status: Getting worse
Most Recent Data:
8.9 suicide attempts per 100 population (2019)
1.8 per 100
2.4 suicide attempts per 100 population of students in grades 9 through 12 occurred in the past 12 months, as reported in 2017
Reduce suicide attempts by adolescents
Suicide is one of the leading causes of death among adolescents. Family-based mental health and substance use prevention programs may help reduce teen suicide attempts.
Workgroup: Mental Health and Mental Disorders Workgroup