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Research Shows Suicide Rate Spike Correlates With GDP Drop

University research, led by a Greek doctor showed that austerity is directly related to suicide attempts among Eurozone citizens. According to the research, conducted at the Universities of Portsmouth and Vienna, more and more men, originating from the “poorer”...

British Journalist Tom Bradby Shocked Over Man Committing Suicide in Greece

British ITV journalists Tom Bradby was shocked when he saw a Greek man at the port of Rafina, near Athens, drive his car off the harbor, on Sunday August 16. Bradby who happened to be in Greece on vacation...

Greek Police Officer Commits Suicide in Bar

A Greek police officer who had recently broken up with his fiancée committed suicide in Menidi, near Athens. The young man decided to end his life because he could not overcome the separation. The 28-year-old officer who worked for the...

Head of Greek Hospital Gives Emotional Interview on Suicides

The head of Elpis Hospital, Theodoros Giannaros, gave a video interview that was posted on the Corriere Della Sera website, entitled “Ten thousand suicides in five years, the last one was my child.” “Since the crisis started in 2011, about 10,000 people...

Greek Student's Lawyer Does Not Rule Out Murder

The lawyer representing Vangelis Giakoumakis’ family is not ruling out the scenario that the young student could have been murdered. According to lawyer Dimitris Boukas, it is possible that Vangelis committed suicide, but at this point there are also other...

Greek Student's Funeral Takes Place in Crete – Death Ruled a Suicide

Numerous people solemnly attended Vangelis Giakoumakis’ funeral which took place today, March 17 at noon. The unfortunate young man will be buried in his father’s village, Selli in Crete. The young student’s body arrived in Selli this morning, while the...

Young Scientist Commits Suicide in Crete

A young, unemployed engineer from Chania, Crete, decided to end his life last week after falling into substantial financial debt. The 31-year-old man went to a grove in the rural area of Mournia, where he used a makeshift noose to...

Missing Young Greek Jumped from Bosphorus Bridge

A 27-year-old Turkish citizen of Greek origin, Theodoros Mastikopoulo, went missing on August 25. His family and friends launched a social media campaign in order to find him. On Thursday, September 18, however, police presented the family of the 27-year-old...

Suicide Rate in Greece Decreases

According to the Suicide Network Records of NGO Klimaka's Prevention Center, Greece has recorded a decrease in its suicide rate in the first quarter of 2014. On the occasion of World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10, new information regarding...

German Tourist Found Dead in Crete

A 51-year-old German tourist who went missing on Monday evening, was found dead in the area of Kato Zakros of Sitia in Crete, Greece. The unfortunate woman was found by Greek rescue forces on the gorge slope of Kato Zakros....