Suicide

Five reasons Linkin Park’s music matters

What’s pretty profound about Linkin Park is that it’s men singing about feelings.

Slice Of Life: ​To give another a life

Valerie saved a life by bumping into an old friend.

​Child abuse can be curbed if the will to keep our children safe is tangibly realised

South Africa is on its way to being a pathfinder country in the realm of preventing violence towards children – but more can and needs to be done.

​Facebook adds a new feature to red-flag suicide bids before they are carried out

The social networking site is responding to the growing number of cries for help on its pages by including tips and links for users in distress.

Aboriginal girl’s suicide – how can we look away?

The suicide of a ten-year-old Aboriginal girl exposes the pain and misery the original people of Australia have had to endure far too often.

SA is stressed out and suicidal

The country has a high suicide rate, psychiatric illnesses are on the rise and stress has become normalised.

Concern over rate of teen depression and suicide

One in four South African teens have attempted suicide and one in three hospital admissions for suicide involve youth.

Choosing when I want to die

Desmond Tutu and others have commented recently on the right to euthanasia. What about self-euthanasia?

Social media fans suicidal fire

There is growing evidence which suggests interactions on social media sites like Facebook romanticise suicide for teenagers part of emo subcultures.

Marikana suicide was third attempt

The body of Lungani Mabutyana, 27, a rock drill operator, was found hanging from a tree in Wonderkop on Monday morning.

Mother’s vow to ‘save one more teen’

Suicides among teenagers are on the rise, but parents can be taught to spot the warning signs.

The right to life – and death

However much we abhor the idea, the choice is personal and should be respected

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Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

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