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Male suicides at highest rate in two decades

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The cultural taboos of suicide and mental illness | John Nieuwenburg | TEDxStanleyPark

Suicide and mental illness are stigmatized and painful for everyone affected.

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We need to talk about male suicide | Steph Slack | TEDxFolkestone

It’s now the biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK with 12 men taking their own lives every day. At some point in…

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Exposure to workplace sexual harassment linked to an increased risk of suicidal behavior

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/09/200902185524.htm exposure to workplace sexual harassment was found to be associated with a 2.82 times greater risk of suicide and 1.59 times greater risk of…

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Early childhood sexual abuse increases suicidal intent

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3683267/ Childhood abuse is unfortunately a common problem. In 2008, an estimated 772,000 children in the US were victims of maltreatment, with 120,000 substantiated cases…

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Suicide warning signs or suicidal thoughts include:

Talking about suicide — for example, making statements such as “I’m going to kill myself,” “I wish I were dead” or “I wish I hadn’t…

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Clinical experts and those with lived experience complain about ‘1000 letters’ study

http://bit.ly/35g54WV In October the Ministry of Health wrote to the trust, asking it to stop collecting letters immediately, because it does not have ethics committee…

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Suicide Prevention Office part of Government’s plan

http://bit.ly/2kF4Reh A Suicide Prevention Office will be established as part of the Government’s plan to “support people in distress” and help bring down New Zealand’s…

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