is to prevent suicide through awareness, education, collaboration, and improved access to mental health care, and to support those who have lost a loved one to suicide.

  • Suicide is the second most common cause of death after car accidents for Wisconsin youth.
  • For middle and high school students, females and minorities are more likely to be depressed, contemplate suicide, and attempt suicide more than males and whites.

​​Facts about suicide in our County and state

  • In 2019, nine people died by suicide in Columbia County.
  • For every death by suicide, there are an estimated 25 suicide attempts.
  • 7-15% of suicides in Wisconsin are identified as Veterans

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