Est. time: 16 min

In 2006, suicide was ranked the 3rd leading cause of death in youth ages 15-24, according to the American Association of Suicidology. Suicide rates for a younger age group (10-14) increased 50% btween 1981 and 2006. Furthermore, it is estimated that for every one completed suicide, there are 100-200 suicide attempts. Written by GCN's Researcher/Writer Brittany Gage, in this tutorial you will learn about Basic Suicide Facts, Risk Factors, Warning Signs: Early Signs, Warning Signs: Late Signs, Prevention Overview, Prevention: Protective Factors, Intervention, Resources for help, Handling an Attempt on School Premises, and Postvention.