Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
This year’s World Mental Health Day, on 10 October, the global community comes together to focus on suicide prevention.
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.
"We'd rather die in the fight than slowly suffocate to death after we lose the fight," one protester told Business Insider.
There are professional people you can talk to if you are having suicidal thoughts.
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.
Hoffman defended Ito to author and fellow MIT Media Lab Disobedience Award jury member Anand Giridharadas in a private email, Giridharadas tweeted on Friday.
These facilities might help you or a friend in need.
Knowing who is at greater risk for suicide can help save lives through focused prevention efforts.
A patient at the Polokwane Provincial Hospital shot and injured a nurse on Friday before turning the gun on himself and taking his own life, according to the Limpopo health department.
Lawyers for Epstein's accusers say they will still take action against his estate despite the fact that no beneficiaries were listed on his will.
According to new research, suicide attempts by teens using medications readily available in the home are increasing.
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.
A father of three allegedly blew up his own home in an apparent suicide on the day of his daughter’s wedding.
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.
There are various treatment options to possibly help with mental health, an expert highlights a few which could work best to reduce suicide risk.
"They were models," one former MIT Media Lab employee told The New Yorker. "Eastern European, definitely."
The convicted sex offender was charged with sex trafficking and accused of molesting dozens of underage girls. The case was dismissed after his death.
An alleged eyewitness, who identified himself as Mphahlele, claims Gavin Watson committed suicide.
A major road into Cape Town CBD was closed in one direction on Friday evening after an apparent suicide, the City's traffic services said.
While in federal custody at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, Jeffrey Epstein used his jail bed sheet to commit suicide by hanging.
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