Suicide Hotline

"I can honestly tell you that I've had numerous people tell me face to face, that training at Street Jitsu helped save their lives at a time when they were contemplating suicide. Training at Steet Jitsu is very therapeutic for me and most if, not all of our students and coaches"- Coach Dennis

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Call 1-800-273-8255

11 Facts About Suicide

  1. Nearly 30,000 Americans commit suicide every year.
  2. In the U.S., suicide rates are highest during the spring.
  3. Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death for 15 to 24-year-olds and 2nd for 24 to 35-year-olds.
  4. On average, 1 person commits suicide every 16.2 minutes.
  5. Each suicide intimately affects at least 6 other people.
  6. About 2/3 of people who complete suicide are depressed at the time of their deaths. Depression that is untreated, undiagnosed, or ineffectively treated is the number 1 cause of suicide.
  7. There is 1 suicide for every 25 attempted suicides.
  8. Males make up 79% of all suicides, while women are more prone to having suicidal thoughts.
  9. 1 in 65,000 children ages 10 to 14 commit suicide each year.
  10. There are 2 times as many deaths due to suicide than HIV/AIDS.
  11. Over 50% of all suicides are completed with a firearm.
source- https://www.dosomething.org/us/facts/11-facts-about-suicide