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Nearly 800K People Commit Suicide Annually, WHO Says, Releases Prevention Toolkit On World Day

U.N. News: 800,000 people commit suicide every year: WHO
“Every year, close to 800,000 people commit suicide, the second leading cause of death amongst people aged 15-29 in 2016. Ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day on Monday 10 September, a toolkit to help communities to prevent suicides has been released by the World Health Organization, WHO, and the Mental Health Commission of Canada…” (9/9).

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