Number Eight Leading Cause of Death for Men in Alabama

Despite society’s strong portrayal of men and their ability to handle life’s stress, men are more likely to commit suicide than women. In fact, eighty percent of suicides were committed by men. Mental and emotional healths are equally as important as physical health. Depression is treatable.

"In most cases, suicide is a solitary event and yet is has far-reaching repercussions for so many others. It is rather like throwing a stone into a pond; the ripples spread and spread." - Alison Wertheimer

Learn more from the Alabama Suicide Prevention Task Force.

Page last updated: June 12, 2017