Suicide in Children's and Teens
Every year, 703 000 individuals commit suicide, with many more attempting to commit suicide. Every suicide is a tragedy that impacts entire families, towns, and countries, as well as the people who are left behind. Suicide affects people of all ages and was the world's fourth biggest cause of mortality among 15-29 year-olds in 2019. Suicide is a global problem that occurs in all regions of the world, not just in highincome countries. In fact, in 2019, low- and middle-income nations accounted for more than 77 percent of global suicides.