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Substance Abuse and Suicide Risks | Today Alcohol Rehabilitation Center

Substance Abuse and Suicide FRisks Suicide statistics are scary and made even more so when you add drugs or alcohol to the mix. Check out the numbers to see the dangers that lurk for substance abusers and suicide risk. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States 38,3647 Americans committed suicide in 2010 SUICIDE Suicides are FOR EVERY 25 prevenatable! Attempted suicides ATTEMPTS largely outnumber actual suicides MEN REPRESENT Men are 4x more likely than women to die from suicide 78.8% OF ALL U.S. SUICIDES 20% INVOLVE PEOPLE PROBLEMS OF SUICIDES One of the biggest risk WITH ALCOHOL factors for suicide is substance abuse 22% What Substances? Of people who commited suicide: of people who 23% tested positive for alcohol commited 24% 17% of women of men suicide were 23% tested positive for antidepressants legally drunk when they 23% tested positive for opiates died of people who commit suicide have a mental disorder, substance abuse 90% problem or both DRUG OR ALCOHOL ABUSE INCREASES RISK FOR SUICIDE 6X MORE THAN Why the Link? Intoxication with drugs or alcohol - Decreases inhibitation - Impairs judgement - Increases aggressiveness Sources: Copyright: http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/suicide-datasheet-a.PDF http://www.samhsa.gov http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/go/suicide http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss6106a1.htm http://www.reulers.com/article/2814/55/29/us-suicide-od-risks-idUS8RE87519X20120829 http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/suicide/content/article/10168/180669 Today Alcohol Rehabilitation Center http://alcoholrehabrecovery.com For inquiries regarding substance addiction Call (657) 845-5501

Substance Abuse and Suicide Risks | Today Alcohol Rehabilitation Center

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Suicide statistics are scary and made even more so when you combine drugs and alcohol. Find out the dangers that creep around for drug abusers and suicide risk. It is extremely devastating seeing lo...

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