Quick Facts & Statistics
Pre-pandemic, Lifeline received 4000 phone calls per year with 80% being suicidal.
Suicide Rates by Age
These rates are more than numbers. Suicide affects people of all ages.
Male vs. Female Suicide Rates
Based on the chart on the right, male suicide rates are predominantly higher than female rates throughout the 27-year period. In 2021, this trend is likely to continue despite the efforts of many different organizations and agencies. To address this problem, we must work together to address the needs of those most vulnerable regardless of gender!