Suicide is a deliberate attempt to end one’s life.
Suicide attempts are three times more likely among females, who are twice as likely to experience depression as males. Completed suicides are more 4 times likely among males, who tend to use more lethal means, such as guns. more
What you should do
- Know suicide risk and preventive factors and local support services; more
- Let yourself and others know that professional help to deal with depression can prevent suicide;
- Suicide-proof your home; more
- Look for the warning signs of suicide.
If you are in crisis seek immediate help
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