CDC ranks suicide as one of the most important health issues in 2018
In 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published data indicating that suicide rates have risen by 34% in the past decade. Suicide was ranked the 10th leading cause of death in the US, causing the CDC to identify it as one of the most important health issues in 2018. Throughout 2019 and beyond, the ASAP Center will continue to work to reduce the suicide rate and help youth and families overcome mental health challenges. To learn more about our work, click here.