Teen Suicide is a Serious Problem
Tragically suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death for youth ages 15-24*
There are approximately 100-200 attempts for every completed suicide.
13.8% of U.S. high school students reported that they had seriously considered attempting suicide during the 12 months preceding the survey; 6.3% of students reported that they had actually attempted suicide one or more times during the same period.
YRSPP of Delco is community based program dedicated to teaching the youth of Delaware county two essential life skills:
It’s ok to ask for help
If you or someone you know is considering suicide or are experiencing another emotional crisis, you may call:
* source: US Center for Disease Control (CDC)
Suicide Data Sheet