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Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention
Each year an estimated 775,000 family members are impacted by the suicide attempt or death of a loved one. Countless others are concerned about friends. Young adults aged 18-24 have the highest incidence of reported suicide ideation. One fourth of all persons aged 18-24 years in the U.S. are either full- or part-time college students. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the second leading cause of death for Kentuckians 15-34 years old. From the National Institute of Mental Health, "suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students in the U.S."    -- Kentucky Center for School Safety

 

 

Risk Factors & Protective Factors
Warning Signs
Fact Sheets

 

Are you worried about a friend?  Do you need to report some posts that were made online? 
-Report Suicidal Content on Facebook
-Report Suicidal Content on Other Online Sites

 

Resources for Teens
Resources for Parents & Caregivers
Kentucky's Youth Risk Behavior Survey

 

U-LIFELINE:

ULifeline is an anonymous, confidential, online resource center where college students can be comfortable searching for the information they need and want regarding mental health and suicide prevention. ULifeline is available where college students seek information the most — at their fingertips on the Internet. http://ulifeline.com/main/Home.html

 

Suicide Prevention