The latest statistics show there are more than seven hundred deaths a year from suicide.
And men are in the majority by more than three to one.
So what's being done to help.?
Rugby League star, Danny Sculthorpe, works with the charity "State of Mind".
He's involved with a team of professionals raising awareness of mental health issues within sport.
He talked to Granada Reports about his own struggle with depression.
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