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

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.