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CT Suicide Advisory Board Advocacy Talking Points

Suicide in Connecticut
Suicide is a major public health problem associated with the mental health crisis that has far-reaching personal, social, and economic implications.
In 2021, 367 Connecticut residents died by suicide, most over 18 years old, and there were 39,092 Emergency Room visits in Connecticut for suicide ideation or attempt combined, most under age 24 (CT DPH, 2021). (Read More)