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Suicide Facts

  • 1 in 15 Utah adults have had serious thoughts of suicide.

  • Every 16 hours a Utahan dies by suicide.

  • Utah ranks 7th in the nation for suicide deaths.

  • Suicide is the second leading cause of death for youths in Utah.

  • There are 10 suicides each week in Utah.

Who We Are

The Utah Suicide Prevention Coaliton is a partnership of community members, suicide survivors, service providers, researchers, and others dedicated to saving lives and advancing suicide prevention efforts in Utah.

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Utah Suicide Prevention Plan

We dedicate this plan to those whose life has been impacted by suicidal thoughts or feelings and who bravely face each day and choose to hope and continue to live. We also dedicate this plan to survivors who have lost a loved one to suicide and to those professionals, first responders, individuals and families who continue to engage in this work of Suicide Prevention.

Suicide Prevention Plan

Get Involved

The Utah Suicide Prevention Coalition meets monthly on the second Monday and is open to the public. The coalition is comprised of many individuals, organizations, and agencies dedicated to suicide prevention.

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