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Support After Suicide – Department of Forensic Medicine Sydney

The Support After Suicide program from the Department of Forensic Medicine Sydney has released their March/April newsletter for 2015.
The newsletter includes information about support groups and an article on grief surges and other distressing emotions.
More information on the Support After Suicide support group

First World Health Organisation Suicide Report – released

Over 800 000 people die by suicide every year – that’s one person every 40 seconds. Yet these deaths are preventable.
In WHO’s first suicide report “Preventing suicide: a global imperative” information is included on what is known about suicide across the world, groups at particular risk of suicide, and what can be done at both societal and individual level to reduce the number of deaths from suicide.

WHO infographic on suicide facts