Published: 00:00, 05 September 2014 |
Updated: 10:46, 05 September 2014
Men are three times more likely to take their own lives than women, according to latest figures.
In 2013 there were 145 suicides in Kent and Medway. Of these, 111 were men and 34 were women. At a national level, suicide is the biggest cause of death in people aged between 25 and 44.
But less than a third of those who took their own life had seen a mental health professional.
Samaritans (08457 90 90 90) operate a 24-hour service every day of the year.
Don't miss out, subscribe today. Keep up to date with our newsletters.
A guide for your future. For year 11 students in Kent and Medway. Click here for the e-edition.
Education, Training & Childcare is a special supplement published by KM Media Group four times a year. Click here for latest e-edition.
Get the latest food and drink news, recipes from some of the nation's top chefs plus updates from Kent's vineyards and breweries.
Search in your local area to find your perfect partner in Kent, with FreshStart Dating! PLUS, register for free!.
Find out what's going on in the garden, with Kent expert Lucy Hewett's weekly update.
Buy pictures that you've seen in a KM newspaper, or send in a picture and we will place it on our photo sales website so that you can purchase a super, unique gift.