Oct 2019

  • I was lucky. Many are not. – Simon Gray on surviving suicide

    Suicide is the biggest killer of men under the age of 45 and of women under 34 in the UK. Here's Simon's experience of surviving suicide.

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  • Why we all need to talk about suicide prevention

    Globally, someone loses their life to suicide every 40 seconds. Too many lives are destroyed by something so preventable. For this blog, Ida Väisänen recounts having it all – a dream job, a loving family and close friends – and yet, still feeling suicidal.

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  • Luciana Berger: “Let’s take a zero-suicide approach and end suicide for good”

    World Mental Health Day 2019 is focused on preventing suicide – which remains a global public health emergency, causing 800,000 deaths every year worldwide. Here, Luciana Berger, MP for Liverpool Wavertree, calls on government and local authorities to set a target of reducing the number of suicides to zero, so every family is spared of the anguish and heartache caused by suicide.

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