Suicide Prevention for Men

Adult men are most at risk for suicide. In Missouri, about 380 adult men between the ages of 35 and 60 die by suicide each year. This represents a real loss for Missouri families and communities. Suicide can be prevented. It means knowing what to do when you or someone you know is going through a difficult time. It means knowing how and where to get help. Help is available. If you or someone you know is in a mental health, suicide, or substance use crisis, help is available. Reach out to the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline by calling or texting 988, or chatting at Lifeline can help you get through an immediate crisis and put you in touch with resources in your community.

What causes a man to consider suicide?
How do I talk about what I am going through?
What are the myths of suicide?
What are the warning signs for a man?
What can I do for a man I know who is considering suicide?
What data is there on suicide in Missouri?
Where can I get more information?