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MAKING IT BETTER: Talking About Suicides

Reading about the recent spate of suicides of celebrities in the UK and US has really struck a chord with me. It was only a few weeks ago I was writing about the increase in death of our younger generation. Hearing about the suicide of a very successful fashion designer, Kate Spade at 55 who […]

From Kate Spade, To Anthony Bourdain And Many Others – This Suicide Alarm

From Kate Spade, To Anthony Bourdain And Many Others – This Suicide Alarm

 Deaths by suicide, like the ones of designer Kate Spade and chef Anthony Bourdain this week, are tragic reminders that mental health issues don’t discriminate based on success. Mental health problems can hide in plain sight ― sometimes to loved ones or even to the person who suffers from them. A new study published by […]

KZN Cop Commits Suicide After Shooting, Wounding Wife

KZN Cop Commits Suicide After Shooting, Wounding Wife

A policeman has shot and killed himself and left his wife injured following a domestic dispute in Chetty’s Hill in Tongaat, Kwazulu-Natal, Reaction Unit SA said on Sunday. The husband apparently went to see his wife who prepares meals at a mission next to a church in the area on Sunday morning, Reaction Unit SA […]

What You Need To Know About The Link Between Sleeping Pills And Suicide

What You Need To Know About The Link Between Sleeping Pills And Suicide

  Prescriptions sleeping pills are common. As many as four percent of U.S. adults ― that’s nearly 10 million people ― use them, according to a 2013 estimate from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But they also come with some fairly alarming potential side effects. The medication guide for Ambien, for example, warns that potential side […]

Woman Commits Suicide Over Argument With husband

Woman Commits Suicide Over Argument With husband

The wife of a Naval Rating officer committed suicide over a misunderstanding with her husband at Igando area of Lagos State. The deceased, Mrs Omojoye, reportedly left home on Sunday, saying she was going to church. Apprehension set in when she did not return home. Her husband, Seaman Band Omojoye, reportedly went to the church, […]

Man Hangs Self After Shooting Cows

Man Hangs Self After Shooting Cows

Residents of a village in Embu County are reeling in shock after a 46-year-old man killed animals he had offered as bride price to his in-laws and then committed suicide on Tuesday morning. Mr Paul Njeru Irema of Mbarwari Village, Mbeere North Sub-County, is said to have doused his thriving shop in petrol, set it […]

Uganda: Police Arrest Boy Who Jumped Off Mabirizi Complex

Uganda: Police Arrest Boy Who Jumped Off Mabirizi Complex

He was recuperating well after he was discharged from hospital but the Police have arrested the 17 year- old -boy who fell off Mabirizi Complex, a five-storied structure in Kampala city to answer charges of attempting to take away his life. Ms Hamatu Namakula, mother to Mustapha Lule who was all teary told Daily Monitor […]