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8 Nov 2011 - Samaritans of Singapore's re-enactment of two "volunteers" handling calls that come in through the SOS hotline.

Press Releases

12 July 2013 - Number of Suicide in age group 20-29 increased by 80percent
7 September 2012 - World Suicide Prevention Day 2012
23 July 2012 - More Young People who email SOS Engage in Self-harming behaviours
26 July 2011 - Increase in Number of Calls Involving Loan Sharks and Gambling Issues
26 July 2010 - Increase in Suicide Rate in 2009
4 Dec 2009 - SOS 40th Anniversary
28 Jul 2009 - Men in 40-49 Age Group at Highest Risk of Suicide
4 Aug 2008 - Suicide Rate Lowest in 8 Years

Media Guidelines for Suicide Reporting

A Resource for Media Professionals
by World Health Organization (WHO) & International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)

Media Guidelines for Reporting Suicide and Self-harm
by Samaritans UK

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SOS Publications

WHY? When Both My Parents Took Their Lives
by Yin (2008)
Available in all major bookstores.
We hear you
by Samaritans of Singapore (2000)
THE WISH TO DIE: Suicidal Behaviour in Singapore
by Kok Lee Peng, Tsoi Wing-Foo, Maureen Fung (1993)
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