Suicide - Increase Protective Factors 3

Increase percentage of children 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 2

Increase percentage of adults who report receiving social and emotional support from 63% in 2015 to 68% in 2020

Suicide - Increase Protective Factors 1

Increase percentage of adults with less than 4 poor mental health days/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 from 210.47 (per 100,000) in 2014 to 208.37 (per 100,000) in 2020