Japan is one country that has the highest suicide rates in the world. Each year, more than 30 thousand cases of suicide occurred in this country. In 2003, Japan has the highest suicide rate in the history of the country.
At that time, from 34 thousand cases, three-quarters of the suicide were male and one third over the age of 6 - years. In addition to health problems, economic pressures into the trigger. According to Yukio Saito, head of Japan's Hotline Phone of Life, when the adult suicides rise, child suicides has also increased. "Children are easily affected by their environment," he said.
In 2010, more than 32 thousand cases of suicide occurred in Japan. Prime Minister Naoto Kan considers the economic recession of the world to be one cause. "Lowering the number of cases it can build a better society," he said.
Besides Japan, countries in eastern Europe also topped the world's suicides. Lithuania, Russia, Belarus, Latvia and Estonia are the five countries with the highest case.
WHO stressed that not all suicides can be prevented, but the majority can be anticipated. As is done in Sri Lanka by limiting one's access to "tools" such as regulation of pesticide suicide. The result, in this country, the death rate due to suicide is reduced half between 1995 and 2005.
While the United States through air force, creating an indicator detection program to reduce the prevalence of suicide and related risk factors for suicide. With this program the suicide rate declined from 15.8 per 100,000 in 1995 to 6 per 100,000 in 2002.
In Hong Kong, making the mass media reporting standards by following the WHO standard not to display detail suicidal behavior (photos, methods of suicide) and do not make sensational news to prevent the adoption of methods of suicide copycat or imitation.
British State implementing campaigns and dissemination of clinical knowledge about suicide. This program involves professionals, especially those related to mental health as a tip of the spear. Proven effective in reducing suicidal.
Source :: Tempointeraktif