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# Suicide rates

All time
# prevention
Three-quarters of suicides take place in low-income regions
Three-quarters of all suicides take place in lower-income regions, according to a new WHO report.
# intentional injury
Irish children are dying from neglect and abuse
That’s according to a new report from the European Child Safety Alliance.
# Research
US suicide rates have risen sharply since economic crisis
Researchers found that the number of suicides more than quadrupled in the United States between 2008 and 2010, echoing the findings of similar research in Ireland.
# The Troubles
People who grew up during the troubles more prone to suicide, study finds
Professor Mike Tomlinson tells that people have found the transition to peace difficult.
# Suicide
Around 900,000 people take their own life every year
The leading medical journal The Lancet has published a series of articles to highlight suicide’s impact globally.
# Mental Health
Increase in number of male suicide as rising unemployment linked to mental health problems
The Institute of Public Health in Ireland said that the problems were more difficult because of the male tendency to be less likely to seek support.