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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....

Greek Businessman Commits Suicide in Public

Not able to cope with the pain of his illness, a Greek businessman decided to put an end to his life by shooting himself in front of his business in Heraklion, Crete. The 62-year-old man who was at his office asked his son to go to...

High-School Student Commits Suicide on Exam Day

An 18-year old high-school student ended his life by jumping off a six-floor building next to the hall in which he was due to take national exams Wednesday morning. He was immediately hospitalized in Giannitsa, where the doctors performed cannulation, but his condition required transfer to...

Greek Student Found Hanged in Rhodes

Today, at 7am a 23-year-old student was found hanged in Rhodes, Greece, by passing citizens. According to Greek news she was from Athens and was studying in Crete. The young girl’s relatives had been looking for her since last Tuesday (May...

ELSTAT: Suicide Rate in Greece Goes Up

The number suicides in Greece was 508 in 2012 and 477 in 2011, according to a Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) report concerning the causes of death in Greece. Overall deaths were up 5% in Greece, the main causes being...

Crete: Man Kills Himself After Murdering Father and Sister

A terrible tragedy struck just a few hours ago in Ierapetra, Crete, where according to the Greek police a 54-year-old man killed his father and sister with a shotgun in cold blood before committing suicide. The 54-year-old is a pharmacist...

Second Businessman Commits Suicide in Crete, Greece within 24 hours

While the island of Crete, Greece, still remains shocked by yesterday’s suicide of Takis Pavlakis, another man has since ended his life with a shotgun. This latest tragic suicide took place in Crete only 24 hours after the suicide of...

Teacher Dies of Brazier Fumes in Northern Greece

A 49-year-old teacher from the 2nd High School of Alexandria died in his home in Alexandria Imathias, Northern Greece. The teacher had previously received permission from the school’s principal to leave and go home. When he arrived at the...

18 year-old Greek Student Commits Suicide

The suicide of an 18 year-old student has shocked Greece. Greek police authorities found the dead body of the young man in his house, in Volos, central Greece, on Tuesday noon. The Police investigation showed that the 18 year-old student...