Year: 2020 Source: New England Journal of Medicine. (2020). 382:266-274. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMra1902944 SIEC No: 20200166

Throughout the world, approximately 800,000 people die by suicide every year, accounting for 1.5% of all deaths.1 Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in North America and the foremost cause of death worldwide among persons 15 to 24 years of age.