Tag Archives: Suicide

What the White House needs to know about rising veteran suicide numbers

The Department of Veterans Affairs recently reported that a shocking 21 veterans died by suicide each day in 2017. This is an increase from the previous figure: “only” 20 veterans a day took their own lives in 2016. The problem is even more acute, however, because the total population of veterans in the United States… Read More »

Mental health: UK could ban social media over suicide images, minister warns

Media playback is unsupported on your device Social media firms could be banned if they fail to remove harmful content, the health secretary has warned. Speaking on the BBC’s Andrew Marr show, Matt Hancock said: “If we think they need to do things they are refusing to do, then we can and we must legislate.”… Read More »

Suicide By Women Is A Major Public Health Concern In India

Relatives mourn before the funeral for family members who reportedly died by suicide at their home in Burari, India, this summer. Photo by Sanchit Khanna/Hindustan Times/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Photo by Sanchit Khanna/Hindustan Times/Getty Images Relatives mourn before the funeral for family members who reportedly died by suicide at their home in Burari,… Read More »