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What to do when a loved one suffers from depression

Your support can make a big impact on your family member’s recovery from depression.

China netizens outraged over Facebook firing of coder

Software engineer's dismissal is linked to alleged discrimination against foreign staff.

Judge shoots himself after acquitting murder suspects in Thailand

The judge is receiving treatment in a hospital.

Facebook worker dies after jumping from headquarters building

A Facebook spokesperson confirmed the incident and said the company plans to contact the worker’s family.

This World Suicide Day, work together to prevent suicide

Society has a collective responsibility to help suicidal people regain their hope and prevent the tragedy of suicide.

With one suicide every 40 seconds, WHO urges action

The global suicide rate had fallen between 2010 and 2016, but the number of deaths has remained stable because of a growing global population.

Ministry awaits report on Penang schoolboy found hanged

Education Minister Maszlee Malik says he is saddened by news that the boy had complained about homework.

Schoolboy found hanged after complaining about homework

Police say the father broke down the door after the boy went into the bathroom and did not emerge after 30 minutes.

Psychologist approved Jeffrey Epstein’s removal from suicide watch

A disclosure by the assistant attorney-general's office reveals Epstein was removed from a suicide watch days before his death.

Epstein created US$578 million trust 2 days before suicide

The asset transfer may complicate efforts by women who say Jeffrey Epstein sexually abused them to collect damages.

US federal prisons chief replaced after Epstein suicide

Kathleen Hawk Sawyer will replace Hugh Hurwitz as director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons in the wake of financier Jeffrey Epstein's suicide in jail.

Shadows still loom around Epstein after sexual predator’s death

As authorities investigate Epstein's death – and his living associates – little doubt remains about the extent of his sexual obsessions.

Jeffrey Epstein’s death ruled as suicide by hanging

Jeffrey Epstein's hanged himself with a bed sheet resulting in his death at the Metropolitan Correctional Center.

Jeffrey Epstein’s autopsy shows broken neck

Initial findings of the Jeffrey Epstein autopsy report of a broken neck, consistent with death by hanging or strangulation.

Warden removed from New York jail where financier Epstein died

The staff changes were announced hours after US President Donald Trump's request for a full investigation into the circumstances surrounding Jeffrey Epstein's death.

FBI investigating Epstein’s death amid outcry

Politicians, law enforcement officials and alleged victims express their shock towards Epstein's suicide despite a previous attempt that had prompted calls to put him under close watch.

Jeffrey Epstein, disgraced US financier, commits suicide

Epstein had previously been moved to a suicide-watch unit after being found unconscious in his cell with marks on his neck a week after his bail request had been rejected.

Not true we did nothing, says US varsity on Msian student...

Utah State University spokesman says faculty members had given Jerusha Sanjeevi counselling after she complained of being bullied.

Nasi kandar shop workers dead in ‘murder-suicide’

One man found hanged from ceiling fan and another man found dead in bathroom with stab wounds.

Centralised database crucial to tackle mental illness, says NGO

An activist notes that a national registry for suicides stopped recording information in 2009.

No charges for suicide hotline Befrienders come August

Befrienders is a non-profit organisation that provides emotional support 24/7 to the distressed and the suicidal.

Schoolboy found hanged after scolding for playing truant

The boy was found by his younger brother who had just returned from school.

France Telecom bosses facing maximum sentences

Between 2008 to 2009, 35 employees of France Telecom took their own lives during a restructuring plan where bosses set out to cut over a fifth of the workforce. 

Singaporean schoolkids struggle with stress

Schoolchildren are paying a heavy price for Singapore's success in global education rankings with rising numbers of stress- and anxiety-related cases.