in England and Wales in 2019 was the highest since 2000, recently released figures from the Office for National Statistics show. From a total of 5,691 deaths registered as suicide, 4,303 of them were men. Since the recession of 2008, men aged between 45 and 49 have been the group at highest risk.
If you are struggling – or if you know someone who is – thecalmzone.net can provide support, guidance and reassurance. You can also call the CALM helpline on 0800585858.