Q&A: What Are Some of the Risk Factors for Suicide, NIMH

Risk factors for suicide vary with age, gender, or ethnic group and may change over time. 

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The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders, has released a Q&A about risk factors and warning signs for suicide, as well as information about suicide prevention.   

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