Social media giant Instagram has announced that it is banning all graphic images of self-harm from the site as part of efforts to “support and protect the most vulnerable” users.
Most people don’t know what to say or do when someone makes a statement like Pete Davidson's in “real life”.
A suicide letter written by the French poet Charles Baudelaire has been sold at auction for 234,000 euros
An Venezuelan opposition lawmaker has died while in custody at the state intelligence headquarters in Caracas, but conflicting reports from government officials and the opposition have led to confusion over what actually happened
Suicides, capsizes, and a man who went round the world again — the extraordinary Golden Globe race of 1968.
NGO's and human rights groups have urged Greece to take action to render its camps fit for human habitation as Moria camp on the island of Lesbos exceeds capacity of 3,200 to over 9,000 asylum seekers
This is the moment a group of truck drivers parked beneath a bridge in Orlando, Florida, in a bid to stop a man from jumping to his death, police say.
Rick Genest, a Canadian fashion model, artist and actor famed for his heavily-tattooed body, has died, six days before his 33rd birthday.
Messages attached to England's Wearmouth Bridge by 18-year-old Paige Hunter have already stopped six people from taking their own lives.
Higher temperatures linked to a spike in suicides in the US and Mexico says study.
The rate of suicide dropped slightly in 2915 as just over 56,000 deaths were due to intentional self-harm, a report by Eurostat has found.
Despite one of his catchphrases, "I write, I travel, I eat, and I'm hungry for more", the celebrated author, chef and presenter commits suicide aged just 61.
If the Channel island approves legalising euthanasia it will be the first region of the British Isles to do so
104-year-old David Goodall has landed in Switzerland ahead of his planned euthanasia this week
The editor of a Russian investigation reporter who died after falling from his from his fifth-floor apartment has expressed doubt amid police claims that the journalist killed himself.
Reports indicate suspect was a local German citizen
The man was carried out of parliament on a stretcher before receiving medical treatment.
New study links unexpected spike of copycat deaths with comic actor's demise
State media reported the death of Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart at the age of 68
Facebook has introduced several new features in a bid to combat the detrimental impact the platform can have on users' mental health. What are they and what will their effect be?
The inquiry is focusing on whether someone helped former military commander Slobodan Praljak obtain the poison he swallowed in front of the Hague tribunal.
US court hands down 15-month jail term against young woman who encouraged her 18-year-old boyfriend to commit suicide with text messages
One of the founders of a controversial online challenge that encourages participants to kill themselves has been jailed.
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A 20-year old woman in the US state of Massachusetts has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging her teenage boyfriend’s suicide.
The highest suicide rate is in the WHO's European region. The lowest rate in its Eastern Mediterranean region.
Former New England Patriot player Aaron Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence for murder, has been found hanged in his cell.