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Suicide Prevention

Veteran Suicide Data and Reporting

Safe Reporting on Suicide provides guidance on how to communicate about suicide in a safe and ethical manner, correct misconceptions, convey hope and encourage help-seeking behaviors among those at risk for suicide. Information was adapted from reportingonsuicide.org

2022 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report

The VA conducts the largest national analysis of Veteran suicide rates each year. Findings are made available to the public in an Annual Report. The report is based on national death certificate data currently available through 2020.

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State-Level Veteran Suicide Data: 2020 Update

As part of the 2022 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report release, 2020 state-level suicide findings are now available. The state data sheets are a critical tool to help VA and state-level partners design and execute the most effective suicide prevention strategies. View and download the state data sheets below.

State Data Appendix

View Individual State Data Sheets

National Archived Data

2019 National Suicide Data Report

Downloadable PDF (Updated September 2021)

2018 National Suicide Data Report

Downloadable PDF (Updated September 2020)

2017 National Suicide Data Report

Downloadable PDF (Updated September 2019)

2016 National Suicide Data Report

Downloadable PDF (Updated September 2018)

2015 National Suicide Data Report

Downloadable PDF (Updated June 2018)

2014 National Suicide Data Report

Downloadable PDF

State Data Sheets

2019 State Data Sheets

State Data Appendix

2018 State Data Sheets

State Data Appendix

2017 State Data Sheets

State Data Appendix

2016 State Data Sheets

Updated July 2018: Click below to access the individual data sheets.

2015 State Data Appendix

2015 State Data Sheets

Updated July 2018: Click below to access the individual data sheets.

2015 State Data Appendix

2014 State Data Sheets

Updated July 2018: Click below to access the individual data sheets.

Updated 2014 Data Appendix

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