American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, men died by suicide 3.63x as often as women in 2019. White males accounted for nearly 70% of these deaths.Mental Health America states that over 6 million men suffer from depression each year in the US.
However, this number is likely higher as most cases go undiagnosed. Men tend to seek help far less often than women or underreport symptoms.
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