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Mauritius: Drop of suicides and suicide attempts on the island




Mauritius: Drop of suicides and suicide attempts on the island
According to the latest official figures recorded by police authorities, cases of suicide are declining in the island.

89 suicides were counted in 2012 against 102 the previous year.

At the same time, suicide attempts have also decreased from 467 for the year 2011 to 413 in 2012, as shown in the Le Défi Quotidien newspaper.

Associations fighting against suicide nevertheless find a situation considered "alarming" since the beginning of 2013 with a "black series of suicides" with an increase in particular in young adolescents aged 11 to 12 years who have voluntarily ended their day.



Fabrice François


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