Jan 08, 2016 · Wisconsin's teen suicide rate is nearly a third higher than the national rate. Wisconsin's teen suicide rate is nearly a third higher than the national rate. SUBSCRIBE NOW for full access. The suicide rate in Wisconsin is four times the homicide rate. Each year, over 700 Wisconsin residents die by suicide. In addition, approximately 5,500 Wisconsin residents are hospitalized due to intentional, self-inflicted injury. Suicide is the fourth leading cause of years of potential life lost (YPLL) before age 65.
Wisconsin continues to have one of the highest youth suicide rates in the nation. This web page provides information and resources for youth suicide prevention to school staff, administrators, school boards, and other members of the school community. Click on your state below to view or download a pdf of your state's fact sheet.
The state’s suicide rate continues to rise, exceeds those of neighboring states and has remained higher than the national rate for about a decade. Suicide crisis centers in Wisconsin and across the nation report an increase in calls since the recession began.Author: Wisconsin Watch. 1 The number of deaths per 100,000 total population.. Source: https://wonder.cdc.gov States are categorized from highest rate to lowest rate. Although adjusted for differences in age-distribution and population size, rankings by state do not take into account other state specific population characteristics that may affect the level of mortality.
Jan 18, 2018 · Wisconsin fumbles fixes for teen suicide. It's time to hear students' pleas. Teens around the state open up about mental health challenges, ask for help. Facts about Youth Suicide in Wisconsin. Youth Suicide deaths in Wisconsin1 • Boys have more suicide deaths, more than 4 times as often as girls. • The White race has the highest suicide death rate for youth. • Firearms were the most common method for boys and suffocation is the most common method used by girls in the last 13 years (2000.