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3,050 suicides in 2016 – Suicides among senior citizens on the rise

Sep 22, 2017 6:08:00 PM - nation.lk

Organizations working towards the prevention of suicides highlighted that there was a rise in suicides among senior citizens above the age of 60 years. Sri Lanka Sumithrayo which has 10 centres island-wide with trained volunteers helping prevent suicides, citing statistics obtained from the Department of Police, pointed out that during 2016, 3,050 persons had committed

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