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Suicide in Colorado and Larimer County Fact Sheet (PDF)

Suicide claimed 1,093 lives in Colorado in 2015, the most ever recorded in one year, according to the latest data from the Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment (CDPHE). Since 2000, when Colorado recorded 612 suicide deaths, the annual number of suicides has increased by 79 percent.

7.2 of adults surveyed reported having considered suicide in the past 30 days.

17.3% of youth surveyed reported considering attempting suicide in the past 12 months.

27% of youth surveyed reported to feel sad or hopeless almost every day for two weeks or more in a row that they stopped doing their usual activities in the past 12 months.

64% LGB youth surveyed reported to feel sad or hopeless almost every day for two weeks or more in a row that they stopped doing their usual activities in the past 12 months.

71% of students who reported their mental health as not good one or more days during the past 30 days

15% of students reported making a plan of how they would attempt suicide in the past twelve months.

45% LGB students reported making a plan of how they would attempt suicide in the past twelve months.

7% of students reported to have actually attempted suicide one or more times in the past 12 months.

20% of LGB students reported to have actually attempted suicide one or more times in the past 12 months.
4.7% in 2013 to 7.2% in 2016 in adults last 12 months