No solitary act: How changing a community can reduce suicides
It was almost as if his brain didn’t know how to go on living. read more
Australian military suicides 'a national tragedy'
The high rate of suicide by current and former Australian Defence Force members has been described as "a national tragedy", after a landmark report.A royal commission - Australia's top form of public ... read more
Farmer suicides remain high despite financial packages by Centre and states
NCRB data shows that the incidence of farmer suicides has remained high in the 6 years between 2014 and 2020. 5,600 farmers committed suicide in 2014, and 5,500 farmers committed suicide in 2020. If ... read more
Australia: Veteran suicides labelled a ‘national tragedy'
The Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicides initial report states that the high suicide rate among active-duty and former members of the ADF should alarm us all and that the commissioners ... read more
We The People: One Woman’s Campaign To Mobilise Opinion Over Growing Farm Suicides In Punjab
Suicide by her father drove Kiranjit Kaur to educate widows of farm suicides about their rights and eventually built a strong solidarity network. read more
City facing a “tsunami” of young suicides
"WE HAVE a tsunami of suicides. We have a stampede of young people waiting to kill themselves and no-one wants to talk about it." ... read more
Suicides tragically increased in Renfrewshire last year as national figures dropped
Renfrewshire bucked a national trend after suicides in the area increased last year. Although national figures for Scotland show a six per cent decrease in deaths by suicide in 2021, the number in the ... read more
Athens News Matters: Dr. Scheyett Discusses Growth in Suicides Among Farmers
For more on the challenges facing farmers – and the disturbing growth in suicides among farmers, we turn to Anna Scheyett, a UGA professor of social work who has been researching this for years. read more
Couple pours on the gas to light a conversation about suicides and overdoses
Emily and Skyler Bryce at the Payson Homeless Warming Center every day give out about 15 packages of the life-saving antidote for an opioid overdose — with two doses of ... read more
What does data tell us about the problem of student suicides in India?
On July 17, there was large-scale violence in the Kallakurichi district of Tamil Nadu after a student of a private school died by suicide. read more
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