Many autistic people struggle to get mental health support, or are missed by the healthcare system entirely.
The evidence is growing that experiencing both systemic and everyday race-based discrimination may lead some Black Americans to become depressed and think about suicide.
The U.S. suicide rate has been increasing for decades. According to a sociologist who studies suicide, depression is just one factor among many implicated social conditions.
The more humans seek happiness, the more it can elude them. In exploring this conundrum, a Nigerian novelist spoke with everyday people in his country, finding the coexistence of hope and deprivation.
Suicide rates increase in times of economic strife and uncertainty
An inquiry into mental health in New Zealand has called for a major shift towards prevention and promotion of mental well-being.
Evidence shows that outright bans save lives.
There were 6,566 more suicides in the 2008-09 period that were a direct consequence of the rapid decline of equity values.
The story highlights complex barriers to support after a sudden death or suicide.
Suicide rates among UK students have increased by 56% in the last 10 years
Around 140 Australian nursing-home residents have taken their own lives between 2000 and 2013, our new study shows.
Residents may be right to fear for their lives.
Did the government-funded gun buybacks introduced after the Port Arthur massacre have “no effect” in reducing gun deaths in Australia, as an audience member claimed on Q&A? Let’s look at the evidence.
From hospital waiting lists to suicide rates, here’s how cuts affected health in Ireland and Greece.
The clinical committee reviewing obstetrics services for the federal government’s Medicare review said suicide is one of the leading causes of maternal death in Australia. Is that true?
Regardless of whether the suicide rate went down, it is far too blunt an instrument to measure the potential distress same-sex marriage debates cause for those in the LGBTI community.
Each suicide has a social, economic and cultural context. And unless these factors are considered alongside psychiatric care, steadily increasing suicide rates will not be curbed.
A few high-profile cases of jail inmates who committed suicide reveal only a fraction of the problem. NYU expert digs into why jail suicides may be on the rise – again.
The Australian Christian Lobby’s Lyle Shelton said he was concerned about body modification, gender reassignment surgery and future suicide risk. We check the research.
Learning about a friend’s suicide attempt appears to transform a distant idea into something very real. Should this change the way we talk about suicide?