Guns and Suicide on Campus [...]


The fact that student suicide rates are lower than general population rates is largely attributed to the relative dearth of access to firearms on campus. Guns are the leading method of suicide for men and the second leading method for women in the general population; guns are also the leading method of suicide for male students, but their use is one-third as common among students. [link l=]

Students on campus, however, also have less suicidal ideation than the general public. From a government report:

From U.S. HHS office. (source)
From U.S. HHS office. (source)

See also Suicide Clusters

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