Average Yearly Suicide Statistics

  • Suicide Attempts: 1.2 million people
  • Made Suicide Plans: 3.2 million people
  • Thoughts of Suicide: 12.2 million people

Suicide in the 2nd leading cause of death for people ages 10-14, and the 3rd leading cause for those aged 15-24.


1 in 15
The average ratio of adults who experience both a substance use disorder and mental illness each year.

Mental Illness

1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year.


Most people are not aware of their own mental health condition, and the average delay between symptom onset and seeking treatment is 11 years.

Get Help, You Are Not Alone

Only 1 in 5 people get the help they need. There is no shame in seeking treatment to improve your mental health and wellbeing.