"Policymakers in EU states and institutions need to act now for mental and physical wellbeing in national and EU policies”

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EuroHealthNet wants to highlight the BBC has reported a study suggesting that the financial crisis "almost certainly" led to an increase in suicides across Europe. The analysis by US and UK researchers found a rise in suicides was recorded among working age people from 2007 to 2009 in nine of the 10 nations studied. The increases varied between 5% and 17% for under 65s after a period of falling suicide rates, The Lancet reported.



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