Youth Suicide on The Rise

Did you know over 100 young people this week will become victims of youth suicide? The Jason Foundation, Inc. (JFI) is a nationally recognized provider of educational curriculums and training programs for students, educators/youth workers and parents on the national health problem of youth suicide. JFI wants to educate you to recognize the “warning signs or signs of concern” on this growing epidemic.

Some facts:

  • Suicide ranks as the THIRD leading cause of death for ages 15-24 and FOURTH for ages 10-14.
  • Suicide is the SECOND leading cause of death for our college-aged youth, as well as for ages 15 to 19 in many states.

Complete list of Suicide Facts

Visit the Jason Foundation for more information.

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