SUICIDE 101

Suicide is a top ten killer among all Americans 10 to 64 years old.  Take this quiz to learn more about suicide in the United States and how to prevent it.

Thanks to intern Thomas Pierce for helping to research and draft this quiz.  

1. Suicide is the _____ leading cause of death in the United States.

 
 
 
 
 

2. For which age group in the United States is suicide the greatest risk?

 
 
 
 
 

3. True or False: Women, more than men, think about, attempt and successfully commit suicide.

 
 

4. True or False: Warning signs that someone may commit suicide include talk about being a burden or feeling trapped, acting recklessly, giving away prized possessions, isolating from family and/or friends, and loss of interest or anxiety.

 
 

5. True or False: Eliminating the stigma associated with mental disorders helps prevent suicide.