1. More people die from suicide than from homicide.
2. Suicide rates among the elderly are highest for those who are divorced or widowed.
3. For young people 15-24 years old, suicide is the third leading cause of death.
4. 80% of people that seek treatment for depression are treated successfully.
http://www.save.org/ has rich information on suicide prevention and depression. It teach you how to recognize Symptoms of Depression and Warning Signs of Suicide of your friends or families.
We encourage every Angel Volunteers here to visit the pages.
With my best wishes,