SUICIDE IN BOX ELDER COUNTY

Suicidal desire is most often an intersection of thwarted belongingness and perceived burdensomeness (and hopelessness about these states).

It does not have a single cause.

Box Elder County has one of the highest attempt rates in Utah.

Brigham City has one of the highest age-adjusted rates of suicide.

On average, one person dies by suicide in the state every

14 hours

Suicide cost Utah

$629,958,000

of combined medical and work lost in 2010

Suicide is the 

8th 

leading cause of death in

Utah

Utah lost
654
people to suicide last year
(2019)

On average, one person dies by suicide in the state every

14 hours

Suicide cost Utah

$629,958,000

of combined medical and work lost in 2010