Ohioans die by suicide each year
An average of nearly 5 per day. That’s more than triple the homicide rate.
of those who die by suicide are men
Especially older men. And nearly 12% are young people.
Suicide is now the second-leading cause of death
among tweens and teens, and young African Americans have the fastest-growing suicide rate in the state.
increase in Ohio's suicide rate from 2008-2017
And now accounts for 65% of our state’s violent deaths.