Suicide
is the second leading cause of death for ages 10-24
in the Kansas City, Missouri area.
Suicide Attempts
The rate of suicide attempts is 4 times greater for LGB youth
and 2 times greater for questioning youth
than that of straight youth (Trevor Project).
Mental Health Disorder
1 in 5 children ages 13-18 have,
or will have a serious mental illness. (NAMI, 2017)
Death By Suicide
There is one death by suicide in the U.S. every 13 minutes (CDC 2017).