Volume 42, Number 5, 2023

May 30, 2023

The act of suicide is a significant public health concern on a global scale. The incidence of suicide has exhibited a notable rise of approximately 36% during the period spanning from 2000 to 2021. Among adolescents and young adults, suicide ranks as the second-most prevalent cause of mortality. There are various factors that can augment the likelihood of suicide or serve as a safeguard against it. Preventing suicide is a critical measure in providing assistance to individuals who are at risk.