Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May has, for the first time in the world, appointed a minister to prevent suicide as reports show more and more people are taking their lives in Britain over mental health problems.
Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal wraps "a suicide vest around the British constitution" and hands the detonator to the European Union, former foreign minister Boris Johnson said in comments that drew strong criticism.
Canada's global reputation as a healthy place to raise children is belied by statistics showing strikingly high rates of suicide, child abuse and struggles with mental health, a new report suggested on Tuesday.
An undocumented immigrant from the Central American nation of Honduras was found dead in a jail cell in the US state of Texas of an "apparent suicide" last month after his wife and son were separated from him at the US-Mexico border, US authorities have confirmed.
Celebrity chef and CNN personality Anthony Bourdain was found dead in his hotel room in France of an apparent suicide, the network confirmed Friday. Bourdain’s CNN colleague Brian Stelter said on-air that Bourdain had hanged himself, just three days after celebrity designer Kate Spade took her life the same way in her New York City apartment, and one day after the CDC released a harrowing study on the rising suicide rates in the US.
The number of adolescents hospitalized in the United States for thinking about or attempting suicide has doubled in less than a decade, new research shows, a sign that anxiety and depression are taking hold of America's youth.
The government will look into all suicide deaths over the past five years, totaling about 70,000, to find the reason people decided to take their own lives and come up with preventive measures, Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon said.