Facts About Suicide

Information is one of our greatest assets in the cause of suicide prevention. The following fact sheets and data displays provide general information about suicide and its effects on certain segments of the population, as well as its frequency within the state of Tennessee over the course of several years.

The Facts About Suicide
Suicide and American Indians/Alaskan Natives
Suicide and African Americans
Suicide and Hispanic Americans
Suicide and GLBT Youth
Suicide and Older Adults
Suicide and Youth

Our sources include the World Health Organization, the Office of the Surgeon General, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, the American Association of Suicidology, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the Tennessee Department of Health, the National Organization for People of Color Against Suicide, the Suicide Prevention Resource Center, and various publications in the fields of psychology and mental health