If you have ever contemplated suicide, you are not alone. 47,173 Americans died by suicide in 2017. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. and the 2nd leading cause among ages 10-34. Suicide prevention is everyone's business. Learn the suicide risk factors and warning signs and help protect yourself and your loved ones. Every life matters. You matter. Suicide is not the answer. Never keep thoughts of suicide a secret. Please call the suicide lifeline for 24/7 resources and support. If you are in immediate danger, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.