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Factors that can increase a person's risk for suicide

Risk Factors for Suicide

According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, here are some factors that can increase a person’s risk for suicide:

Health Factors:

Environmental Factors:

Historical Factors

Additional Reading on The Issue

The Surprising Reality of Depression and Suicide in the Farming Community - Huffington Post

Is Help Finally at Hand for Suicide Crisis on America's Farms - The Guardian

The Devastating Drought Across the West Could Mean an Increase in Suicide for Farmers - National Public Radio (NPR)

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