WHO releases its first global report on suicide prevention
The United Nations health agency has released its first global report on suicide prevention. The report by the World Health Organization (WHO) says that 75 per cent of suicides are among people from poor or middle-income countries and that suicide rates are highest in people over the age of 70 and men. You can read more about the report, including WHO recommendations for prevention, in this CBC article. You can also read the WHO news release which reports on suicide by region.