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Most US opioid overdose deaths accidental, 4% are suicide

A new analysis shows accidental overdoses contribute to 90% of all U.S. opioid-related deaths By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer December 17, 2019, 6:32 PM 3 min read Accidental overdoses cause 90% of all U.S. opioid-related deaths while suicides account for far fewer of these fatalities than previously thought, a new analysis published Tuesday suggests.… Read More »

Miss England reveals sick Instagram images drove her to contemplate suicide

Miss England Alisha Cowie says sick images on Instagram drove her to self-harming and thoughts of suicide. The beauty queen backs Health Secretary Matt Hancock’s crackdown on graphic social media content as she pours out the story of her hellish childhood today. Relentlessly bullied at school, Alisha, now 19, became anorexic and weighed just six… Read More »