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Suicide Articles


Women's mental health needs not being considered

26th September 2016

Campaigners warn, despite rise in female suicide, women's mental health needs are not being considered adequately.

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Record numbers calling Childline

8th September 2016

The NSPCC says Childline received an average of one call every 30 minutes from children with suicidal thoughts in the UK last year.

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Mind launch five-year campaign

8th April 2016

One in two people with mental health problems feel suicidal say charity.

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Moderate coffee drinking lower risk of heart disease

17th November 2015

Research suggests a daily coffee lowers risk of heart disease, neurological disease, type 2 diabetes or suicide.

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Suicide linked to bariatric surgery

9th October 2015

A study finds bariatric surgery may be linked to an increased risk of suicide.

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Medical students think about taking their own life

3rd September 2015

According to an online poll, one in seven UK medical students have thought about suicide.

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Women's social connectedness tied to suicide risk

30th July 2015

Women who were the most socially connected were 75% less likely, than the least-connected, to die by suicide.

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Male suicide rate has increased significantly

20th February 2015

Official figures show a significant increase in male suicides in the UK since 2007.

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Mental health patients die waiting for beds

28th November 2014

The BBC has learned, seven mental health patients have committed suicide whilst waiting for beds in England since 2012.

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Talk therapy reduces suicide risk

24th November 2014

A US study suggests suicide risk is reduced with talk therapy sessions.

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