Podcast – Be My Guest

Your Host Elaine Lindsay - My Gift From Andrea 
Sharing the stories of suicide survivors and those left behind.

Trigger Warning:

Suicide Zen Forgiveness podcast is for education only. Some of the subject matter could be triggering for those newly grieving, or in a poor state of mental health. Please call you local suicide hotline, or mental health office if you need immediate help.

Suicide • Zen • Forgiveness Podcast


Do you want to share your story of loss?  
Have you found yourself teetering on the edge?
Here on the podcast we share and aim to serve by having you #ChooseLife and #KeepBreathing. 

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Some Sobering Statistics


2019 - There were 833 suicides. 49 more than in 2018, increasing the suicide rate to 16.6 per 100,000
Suicide rate among young people aged 15 -24 increased by 52.7%

Northern Ireland

2018 - 307  people took their own life
228 were men. Men aged 25-29 have the highest suicide rate - three times higher than women.
Suicide rate has increased by 0.4%

Republic of Ireland

2018 - 352 people took their own life.
282 were men. Men aged 55-64 have the highest suicide rate - four times higher than that of women.
Suicide rate has fallen by 9.6%

According to Samaritans

England -Wales

In 2019, there were 5,691 suicides registered in England and Wales, an age-standardised rate of 11 deaths per 100,000 population

Male suicide rate of 16.9 deaths per 100,000

females, the rate was 5.3 deaths per 100,000 Males aged 45 to 49 years had the highest age-specific suicide rate (25.5 deaths per 100,000 males); for females, the age group with the highest rate was 50 to 54 years at 7.4 deaths per 100,000.

According to ONS

United States

The age-adjusted suicide rate in 2019 was 13.93 per 100,000 individuals.

The rate of suicide is highest in middle-aged white men. In 2019, men died by suicide 3.63x more often than women. On average, there are 130 suicides per day.

SUICIDE is the 10th leading cause of death in the US

In 2019:
47,511 Americans died by suicide
And an estimated
1.38M suicide attempts

According to AFSP


2019 Approx. 11 people die by suicide each day

Approx. 4,000 deaths by suicide per year

1/3 of deaths by suicide are among people 45-59 years

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among youth and young adults (15-34 years)

Suicide rates are approx. 3x higher among men compared to women

11.8% report thoughts of suicide in their lifetime

According to Canada Public Health Services 

Send a message with your questions, to the SZF42 office and we will respond within 48 to 72 hours. #ChooseLife   #Keepbreathing and develop a #gratitudeattitude

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