In a world where you can be anything,
be kind.


General Stats:

  • Suicide takes a life every 13 minutes in the United States.
  • Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death in ages 10-34 in the US.
  • Each day in the US an estimated 18-22 veterans die by suicide.

Teen Stats:

  • Over the last decade, teen suicide rates have increased by 70% and suicide rates for teenage girls has tripled since the year 2000.
  • 16% of high school students say they have seriously considered suicide in the last 12 months.
  • 4 out of 5 teens who attempt suicide have given clear warning signs before the attempt.

Nebraska Stats:

  • On average, one person dies by suicide every 32 hours in Nebraska.
  • Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in Nebraska.
  • In 2018, there were 271 deaths by suicide in Nebraska.
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phone: Todd Schirmer, 308.627.3033
address: P.O. Box 1833, Kearney, NE 68848

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