This briefing summary provides an overview of some of the issues involved with depressive symptoms and clinical depression in people with disabilities, as well as a discussion of prevalence.

Several reports, articles and resources on suicide among people with physical illness or disability can be found at the SPRC Library.

Understanding suicide and disability through three major disabling conditions: Intellectual disability, spinal cord injury, and multiple sclerosis


This information is provided by the Suicide Prevention Program within the Department of Public Health.