As matric results are released, is your teen at increased risk of suicide?

2020-01-07 08:35

Parent24 spoke to Kayla from the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) to find out more about the impact the exam season and the wait for results can have on the mental health of teenagers.

Legal experts explain how the UK's Prince Andrew could be forced to cooperate in the Jeffrey Epstein case

2019-12-14 16:42

Sources told Insider that any interview would likely happen in the UK, with certain conditions to help protect the prince from legal recourse.

Eastern Cape cop kills himself after allegedly shooting girlfriend's sister

2019-11-23 13:01

After attempting to find his girlfriend, the officer committed suicide with his service weapon.

For insomniacs: sleep aids can ease a troubled mind

2019-10-25 20:45

A recent study concluded that if patients have a really bad sleep problem and they have considered suicide, they should be given a targeted treatment for their insomnia.

Two years after failed suicide attempt she’s hopeful for the future

2019-10-18 15:37

Two years ago, she tried to commit suicide. She hanged herself in her garage but survived.

Aspirin, antihistamines: kids often use OTC drugs in suicide attempts

2019-10-10 04:45

According to new research, suicide attempts by teens using medications readily available in the home are increasing.

How could having restless legs syndrome raise the risk of suicide and self-harm?

2019-10-08 20:45

A study found that people with restless leg syndrome (RLS) had a considerably higher risk of suicide or self-harm than people without the condition.

Dad dies in explosion on daughter’s wedding day in apparent suicide

2019-09-17 13:45

A father of three allegedly blew up his own home in an apparent suicide on the day of his daughter’s wedding.

Report on parliamentary official's suicide to be presented to his family

2019-09-11 17:55

A Public Service Commission report on the death of parliamentary employee Lennox Garane on the precinct last year, will first be presented to his family before Parliament deals with it.

Every 40 seconds someone dies by suicide – which treatment options could work to prevent suicide?

2019-09-10 14:50

There are various treatment options to possibly help with mental health, an expert highlights a few which could work best to reduce suicide risk.


Do life insurance policies cover suicide as a result of depression?

2019-12-16 12:00

According to a recent study by The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) depression affects one in four South African employees.

Could media reports on celeb suicides trigger copycats?

2019-12-07 21:15

'Suicide needs to be reported on as a public health issue every single time, rather than a story focused on the celebrity's death and the method of that death.'

A US woman was just charged in the suicide of her boyfriend, and his death highlights the ongoing epidemic of relationship abuse against men

2019-10-31 10:30

According to the US National Coalition of Domestic Violence, one in four men have experienced physical violence at the hands of an intimate parter

Brother takes his own life months after sister’s suicide

2019-10-22 15:04

A grieving brother haunted by his little sister’s suicide has killed himself.

OPINION: World Mental Health day: 40 seconds of action

2019-10-10 11:42

This year’s World Mental Health Day, on 10 October, the global community comes together to focus on suicide prevention.

Eating disorders linked to suicide risk, three new studies show

2019-10-09 18:45

A study found that people with eating disorders had a considerably higher risk of suicide attempts, compared with people without eating disorders. The risk was especially high among those with anorexia nervosa.

Hong Kong protesters say they're prepared to fight for democracy 'until we win or we die'

2019-10-03 10:47

"We'd rather die in the fight than slowly suffocate to death after we lose the fight," one protester told Business Insider.

Warning signs someone is feeling suicidal

2019-09-12 15:28

There are professional people you can talk to if you are having suicidal thoughts.

Reach out – 5 tips on how to support someone who may be suicidal

2019-09-10 20:50

Worldwide, one person commits suicide every forty seconds. Understanding why someone is suicidal is complex, but if you believe someone you know is at risk, you should speak up.

LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman defended a former MIT official who accepted donations from Jeffrey Epstein

2019-09-10 07:24

Hoffman defended Ito to author and fellow MIT Media Lab Disobedience Award jury member Anand Giridharadas in a private email, Giridharadas tweeted on Friday.

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