Suicide in Older Adults
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18% of suicide deaths are older people, even though they only make up 12% of the U.S. population, according to the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT).. The risk factors and reasons older adults consider suicide is different than younger people. Learn some basic facts and find resources for more in-depth information with our tips, toolkits and resources.