One-Size Does Not Fit All: Making Suicide Prevention and Interventions Equitable for Our Increasingly Diverse Communities


According to the National Center for Health Statistics, the age-adjusted suicide rate
in the United States (US) has increased by 33% from 1999-2017, and the largest increases
are among females aged 10-14 (240% increase) and 15-24 (93% increase).

Curtin SC, Hedegaard H. Suicide Rates for Females and Males by Race and Ethnicity:
United States, 1999 and 2017; NCHS Health E-stat: Hyattsville, MD, USA, 2019.