Take A Look at the Latest Suicide Data and the Changes Over the Last Decade

  The Kaiser Family Foundation examines newly released provisional data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showing a record high of 49,369 suicide deaths in 2022.  Rates were highest among American Indian and Alaska Native people, males, and people who live in rural areas.  Suicide by firearm is identified as the primary driver of the increase – up by 8 percent from 2020 and another 3 percent in 2022, while deaths from other suicide methods remained more stable.