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Slovenia Observes Suicide Prevention Day

Koper, 10 September - Several events are being held in Slovenia on Monday as the country observes World Suicide Prevention Day. The number of suicides in Slovenia has been dropping in the past years, but the suicide rate remains high above the European average at 21.3 suicides per 100,000 people.

Ljubljana
Slippers are laid to commemorate those who committed suicide in Slovenia last year.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Slippers are laid to commemorate those who committed suicide in Slovenia last year.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Slippers are laid to commemorate those who committed suicide in Slovenia last year.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Slippers laid to commemorate those who committed suicide in Slovenia in a 2012 campaign.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA
File photo

Ljubljana
Slippers are laid to commemorate those who committed suicide in Slovenia last year.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

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