Every minute someone attempts suicide.
Every 15 minutes someone dies by suicide.
Samaritans volunteers are dedicated to the prevention of suicide.
Suicide Awareness Education is an important and effective suicide prevention tool. Through our outreach program, The Samaritans provides education, training on identifying those at risk of suicide and suicide prevention strategies.
Teen Suicide Suicide is now thought to be the second leading cause of death for ages 15 through 19 and rising rapidly.
Suicide and the Elderly Those 65 and older have the highest suicide rate of any age group in the United States.