Suicide, the act of taking one's own life, is a leading cause of death in Arizona.
Approximately 800 people die from suicide in Arizona each year
There are an average of 2,600 hospital discharges related to suicide attempts from non-federal facilities
There is an estimated 25 attempts for every completion in the nation and each suicide intimately affects at least six other people
Mortality from suicide, which increases steadily through the teens, is the second leading cause of death at that age
The number of suicides in Arizona are double the number of homicides.
Arizona consistently ranks in the top ten states in its rate of suicide.