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Suicides in Greece up 25% since 2020, says Suicide Observatory

The number suicides in Greece in 2022 increased by almost 25% relative to 2020, according to the annual suicide data reported and analyzed by the Suicide Observatory Non-profit organization “KLIMAKA”. The total number of reported suicides in 2022 was close to 600. Αnalysts note that this figure actually corresponds to …

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“My father committed suicide, Mr Samara…”: suicides in Greece rose 43% due to economic crisis

When did the economic crisis begin, how many people took their lives due to burdens and loads and loan they could not deal with? Suicides rose 43% between 2011 and 2007, which was the last year before the start of the economic crisis in Greece. The suicides rate between 2010 …

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Suicides continue in recession- & unemployment-hit Greece

Sometimes they occur every day. Or ever second. Or once a week. Sometimes, it’s two a single day. Suicides. Greek men and women who decide to put an end to their life. And leave behind children, spouses, parents. Desperate human beings. Cracked spines under the heavy height of economic crisis, unemployment, loans. A …

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Bloody Greek Easter: five suicides in 48 hours

Five people decided to put an end to their life over the Greek Easter holidays, four of them were on the island of Crete. The fifth victim was a lieutenant of the Greek Armed Forces. The father of two jumped to death from the balcony of his home. He had …

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Greece records four suicides in three days

Two men jump into death, another cuts his wrists and a fourth hangs himself. Almost daily are the news in the media about people who who break down under the weight of unsolved problems : economical or health problems, or even worse the combination of both. Among the suicides is …

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Athens: Five Suicides on a Single Day

Five people reportedly committed suicide in different parts of the Greek capital. On a single day, five people were reportedly transferred to Evangelismos hospital in Athens.  Last Thursday evening. One man had shot himself in the head, three women had jumped from their home balconies. A fourth woman had cut her belly …

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Greek Cyber-Crime dept prevented 19 suicides in Jan, Feb 2011

The Cyber or Electronic  Crime Department of  Greek police in Attica prefecture succeeded in preventing 19 suicides attempts that occurred in January and February, the specialized police unit announced. According to the statement the suicide intentions were indicated through the internet, in social media pages or chat rooms and forums.   …

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Financially broke and homeless, a man kills himself in Athens Home for Elderly

A 73-year-old man shot and killed himself in the Athens Nursing Home for Elderly in the night of Wednesday to Thursday. The man was financially broke due to the economic crisis and homeless. He was allowed to live in the Nursing home after a decision of the board of directors. …

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