Youth and young adult deaths from suicide

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As children age, they encounter new environments and challenges that pose new risks to their safety. Suicide among youth is a widespread problem. It is the third leading cause of death for people between the ages of 10 and 24, and results in roughly 4,600 lives lost annually in the U.S.
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Definitions: Youth and young adult (ages 10-24 years) due to suicide

Data Source: Delaware Health Statistics Center