70% of teenagers will think about suicide in their teenage years.
25% of people who are thinking about suicide will NOT show outwards signs. 75% will.
Almost 4000 people by suicide every year in Canada.
For every death by suicide, there are over 100 attempts.
For every death by suicide, at least 6 people are affected forever.
Seniors have the highest rate of suicide of any other age group.
Suicide rates for Inuit youth are among the highest in the world, at 11 times the national average.
Who’s at Risk? All who suffer from any of the following:
- Physical illness
- Major loss (death, divorce, etc.)
- Abuse of drugs or alcohol
- Major life changes
- History of abuse
- Violent relationship