Suicide Among American Indian Youth in New Mexico 2019

Suicide Among American Indian Youth in New Mexico 2019
Posted 10/8/2021

This fact sheet presents data from the 2019 New Mexico Youth Risk and Resiliency Survey (NM YRRS) on suicide among American Indian (AI) students in grades 6-12. The overarching aim of the NM YRRS is to better characterize risk behaviors and resiliency, or protective factors among youth in New Mexico. Factors associated with lower odds of attempted suicide as well as factors associated with higher odds of attempted suicide are shared among other key data points.