Suicide in decline but experts warn of knock-on effect of Covid

Ljubljana, 9 September - Death by suicide has been declining in Slovenia for two decades and the number of suicides fell again last year. Experts say this may be attributed to the Covid-19 pandemic, but they also warn the consequences may yet reflect on mental health and suicide statistics.

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