Suicide Prevention for Men

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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. For free, confidential assistance 24 hours a day / 7 days a week, you can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. The 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?