Youth suicide

A new era for Europe?

The 2024 European Parliament highlights emerging right-wing influence and pressing issues from climate action to youth voter disengagement.

Helplines provide clients with confidentiality, anonymity and unconditional support that is often absent in their offline lives

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Reducing exposure to violence and positive parenting are critical to suicide prevention among Indian youth.

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The earlier they got a smartphone in childhood, the more likely people are to have mental health issues as young adults.

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As smartphones proliferate and young people spend more time online, their excessive use is creating a growing number of addicts

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The extreme pressure on students to compete sometimes results in students taking extreme steps such as taking their lives.

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A public health approach to suicide prevention means better data collection, multi-sectoral collaboration, gatekeeper training and evidence-based interventions

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Addressing youth suicide requires an intersectional and cross-institutional response. Countries need to step up and do their part.

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While case numbers are small, there is a chance many suicides go unreported, known as the “iceberg phenomenon.”

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