Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death for all ages in the United States, and the second leading cause of death for youth. There are approximately 40,000 suicide deaths in the United States and approximately 100 in the City of San Francisco every year.
Below are helpful links and research reports to help you better understand different suicide prevention strategies.
United States Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This site contains extensive national suicide statistical information.
San Francisco Coroner
View the latest San Francisco Medical Examiners Report
This document has detailed information about San Francisco suicides.
American Association of Suicidology
This site contains extensive fact sheets about suicide.