World Mental Health Day: Suicide rife in 15 to 29-year-olds

Tuesday marks World Mental Health Day. This year’s theme is young people and mental health in a changing world. According to the World Health Organization, suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15 to 29-year-olds.

JOHANNESBURG - Tuesday marked World Mental Health Day.

This year’s theme is young people and mental health in a changing world.

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According to the World Health Organization, suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15 to 29-year-olds.

Experts believe many of these tragedies can be averted by paying attention to warning signs.

With exams around the corner, students are dealing with increased levels of pressure and stress.

Depression affects people of all ages, from all walks of life, in all countries.

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