The following documents and resources help provide a picture of the issue of suicide in our state.

Suicide in Missouri: Issue Briefs from the Missouri Institute of Mental Health

  • Brief No. 1 - Where We Stand (Updated August 2018)
  • Brief No. 2 - Older Adults 65 and Over (Issued December 2012)
  • Brief No. 3 - Programs for Prevention (Issued July 2013)
  • Brief No. 4 - Counseling on Access to Lethal Means: A Training for Professionals (Issued July 2013)
  • Brief No. 5 - Youth Ages 10-24 (Updated July 2015)

Additional Briefs


Other Sources of Data:

News from Around the State

Newsletters focused on suicide prevention from the Center for Injury and Violence Prevention at Washington University’s Brown School: