Suicide Prevention week is every year from September 8 through the 16th. The Ramirez Group Daily Snippet will cover some astonishing data about suicides in the United States. How many suicides per day in the U.S.?
105 Suicides per day in the United States
That from McIntosh, J. L., & Drapeau, C. W. of the American Association of Suicidology. There are a total of 38,364 suicides in the United States per year, making it one of the top 10 causes of death.
Suicide is especially a concerning issue for Las Vegans. Las Vegas has the highest suicide rate of any city in the country (34.5 per 100,000). The next highest city is 10 points fewer (26.1 per 100,000 – Colorado Springs, CO).