Suicide Rates Are On the Rise in North Dakota and Across the NationCurrent data shows that overall suicide rates in the United States are at their highest since 1941. In 2022 suicide was the leading cause of death in people ages 25-44, ending the lives of approximately 49,500 people nationwide. As of 2020, suicide was the 12th most common cause of death overall in North Dakota, and national suicide rates, while decreased in 2019 and 2020, showed a sharp and sustained increase in 2021. Minnesota&...
Statistics gathered from 2000 to 2009 from National Center for Health Statistics research show a 25% decrease in car accident deaths which elevates Suicide to the leading cause of injury deaths during that time period.