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Many animals have been reported to commit suicide, including dogs, cows, bulls, and sheep.
1 in every 5 people in Greenland attempt suicide at some point in their lives.
Every 40 seconds, someone commits suicide.
The founder of Victoria’s Secret, Roy Raymond, committed suicide by leaping off the Golden Gate Bridge in 1993.
In 1906, the Bronx Zoo featured a caged African Man as an exhibit. He later committed suicide.
More U.S. soldiers committed suicide than died in combat in 2012.
1 in 25 U.S. teenagers has attempted suicide.
The Golden Gate Bridge is the #1 suicide site in the world.
Most people who commit suicide, do it on a Wednesday.
Established writers and artists are 18 times more likely to commit suicide than the general population.
There’s an episode of “Tom and Jerry” that ends with the both of them committing suicide.
The child in this photo survived. The photographer committed suicide after winning the Pulitzer Prize for it.
Suicide attempts were punished as crimes in England and Wales until 1961.
A man received the heart of a suicide victim, married his widow, and years later killed himself on the same way his donor did.
In the U.S., you are twice as likely to commit suicide than be murdered by someone else.
Rudolf Diesel, who invented the Diesel engine, committed suicide in 1913 because he didn’t think his invention would be successful.
In 2011, a Russian suicide bomber received an unexpected text message from its wireless carrier which triggered her belt bomb and killed her instantly.
If you commit suicide in Japan by jumping in front of a train, the family of the deceased will be charged a disruption fee.
Ernest Hemingway, his father, his brother, his sister and his granddaughter all committed suicide.
The critical factor that led to Robin Williams suicide was diffuse Lewy body dementia from his Parkinson’s, not depression.