Suicide and suicide prevention
Information about suicide and suicide prevention. Do you need help now, call 113. Do you need someone to talk to, see nssfinfo.no for help lines.
Public Health Report
Suicide and suicide attempts
Every year, 500-600 suicides are registered in Norway. Two out of three who commit suicide are men. Many bereaved people are affected by suicide every year.
News and research findings
Decrease in suicide not linked to newer antidepressants
Many researchers have studied the relationship between the increase in sales of new antidepressants in recent decades and a simultaneous decline in the suicide rate.
Suicide in apparently well-functioning young men
Suicide among young men is a major public health concern in many countries, despite great efforts to find effective prevention strategies.