Suicide - Reduce youth suicide attempts

Reduce youth suicide attempts (self-reported) from 6 percent in 2013 to 5.8 percent in 2020. 

Suicide - Increase Protective Factors 3

Decrease the percentage of students who felt sad or hopeless almost every day for two or more weeks from 24.6% in 2013 to 24% in 2020.

Suicide - Increase Protective Factors 2

Increase percentage of adolescents with at least one teacher or adult in school they can talk to from 74% in 2013 to 79% in 2020. 

Suicide - Increase Protective Factors 1

Increase percentage of adults with less than four poor mental health days per month from 78% in 2015 to 83% in 2020.


Our Goals

We want to prevent and reduce the number of suicides and suicide attempts in Wisconsin and help people, families and Wisconsin communities develop protective factors that can build emotional resilience, like providing trauma-informed care in the community or maintaining strong social connections.

Suicide - Suicide rate

Reduce suicides from 13.1 (per 100,000) in 2014 to 12.8 (per 100,000) in 2020.

Suicide - Attempt rate

Reduce the rate of suicide attempts by 1% between 2014 and 2020.