PR: After Two-Year Decline, Ohio’s Suicide Deaths Increased in 2021

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COLUMBUS – The Ohio Department of Health released the Suicide Demographics and Trends 2021 report indicating that after a two-year decline, the number of Ohio suicide deaths increased. Deaths increased in 2021 by 8% over the previous year to 1,766; however, the number of deaths remained below the 10-year high of 1,836 deaths in 2018.

Press Release: ODH Press Release 5-12-23 Suicide 2021 report