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Why Should You Deploy R;pple?
How Does R;pple Work?
How to Install R;pple
The Data Privacy
The Technical Components
R;pple’s Visual Appearance
What Digital Suicide Prevention Tools Have Existed Previously?
Our Biggest Challenges
The Impact of R;pple
The Future Development
How to Support R;pple
What statistics highlight the need for R;pple?
Searches for suicide methods have increased by 50% in the last 2 years (Semrush)
Searches for suicidal thoughts have increased by 23% since Jan 2019 (Semrush)
Searches for suicide hotlines have increased by 125% since Jan 2019 (Semrush)
One in five people have accessed sites which provide information on how to hurt or kill themselves.
Research has found that not everyone is comfortable speaking over the phone and that visual prompts can help those in a crisis
Annually, for each death by suicide, 6.9 million people are personally affected. R;pple is offering a platform in which will not only help the individual but will prevent the ripple impact on all people close by.
The rate of deaths among under 25s increased by 23.7% from 2017 to 2018 with 730 under-25s taking their own lives in 2018, up from 590 in 2017. (Samaritans)
“There are 1.2 million internet searches for ways to take your own life every month” - Suicide Forum, 2018
Harmful internet use was found in 26% of deaths in under 20s and 13% of deaths in 20-24 year-old (Samaritans)
Three quarters of young people under the age of 35 took their own lives in 2018 were boys or young men. (Papyrus)
Male suicide is at it’s highest rate in 20 years in 2020 (ONS)
93% rise in female under 25 suicide rates since 2012 (ONS)
Overall, men accounted for three-quarters of UK deaths by suicide in 2018 (ONS)
There were 5,691 suicides in England and Wales in 2019, that is 321 more compared to the year before. (Samaritans)
26.8% of people aged 16-24 report having had suicidal thoughts in their lifetime, a higher percentage than any other age group (MHFA)
Every 90 minutes in the UK, a life is lost to suicide (The Sun ‘You’re Not Alone Campaign’)
Over 200 schoolchildren are lost to individuals taking their own life every year. (Samaritans)