Suicide in Wisconsin

Impact and Response

Wisconsin Data and the Wisconsin Suicide Prevention Plan
September 2020


This is both the state data and the state plan.

Access the DHS publication of the Suicide in Wisconsin report here (PDF).


If you or someone you know is in suicidal crisis or emotional distress, help is available. 




The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, available 24/7: 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)

  • Veterans Crisis Line press 1, or send a text message to 838255

  • Deaf or Hard of Hearing use video relay or voice/caption at main number, or for TTY dial 1-800-799-4889

  • En Español, Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio: 1-888-628-9454

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline can also be contacted through Lifeline Chat.

A list of Wisconsin county crisis lines can be found at:

Crisis Text Line: Text HOPELINE to 741741 to text with a trained crisis counselor, available 24/7.

The Trevor Project, a crisis intervention and suicide prevention service for LGBTQ young people, available 24/7.


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