Upper West Records 17 Suicide Deaths

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Within a period of Eight Months in 2021,  the Upper West Region has recorded 17 suicide deaths according to the Mental Health Department of Ghana Health Service.

The Development According to the Department Needs serious attention.

Below is the regional chart that shows recorded number of suicidal deaths:

Ashanti – 61

Eastern – 60

Upper East-47

Greater Accra-37

Central region-37

Volta region–35

Oti region–22

Bono East–21

Western North-17

Upper west –17

North east–16

Western region-14

Ahafo region-11

Bono region–16

Northern region–4


Source: Ghana Health Service

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