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Ohioans die by suicide each year

An average of nearly 5 per day. That’s more than triple the homicide rate.
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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.
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increase in Ohio's suicide rate from 2008-2017

And now accounts for 65% of our state’s violent deaths.