Tag: Suicide

Watch: “Prisoners at high risk of suicide should not be left...

'At least 3 indicators that prisoner was in high-risk'

Commissioner for Mental Health committed to remove stigma surrounding discussions on...

Suicide can affect anyone regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, socio-economic background, gender and age, as no-one is immune to it.

The smiling corona-captive

In spite of being cooped up in quarantine, trainee psychiatrist Dr Fabrizia Cassar’s smile never wavered.

Suicide attempts result in 64 admissions to psychiatric care

The Commissioner for Mental Health said that in 2018 there were a total of 64 involuntary admissions to psychiatric care because of suicidal intentions.

Photos: Dutch police officer kills children, self – police

A Dutch police officer shot and killed his two young children and himself at a home in the city of Dordrecht on Monday evening,...

Suicide kills one person every 40 seconds, says WHO

Across the world, one person takes their own life every 40 seconds, and more people die by suicide every year than in war, the...

Another three migrants transferred to Malta from on board Alan Kurdi

Another three migrants from on board the Alan Kurdi were transported to Malta on Monday. They have attempted to take away their own lives.An Armed Forces...

Updated: Photos: “A 14-year-old boy jumped overboard; how much longer?” –...

The search and rescue NGO Sea-Eye said that a 14-year old boy is injured after attempting to jump overboard to reach the mainland. This...

70% of Maltese deaths were avoidable – Eurostat    

Eurostat statistics have shown that 69.9% of Maltese deaths of persons under 75 in 2016 were avoidable. There were a total of 868 avoidable...

Two persons committed suicide following discharge from hospital – Ministry of...

Two persons have committed suicide less than a month after they have been discharged following a mental health diagnosis. These statistics have been issued...