Suicides have doubled in the austerity capital of Europe.
Three years ago 2.8 per thousand Greeks were taking their own lives. Now the rate stands at 5.5/1000.
No hard figures on why but Klimaka, a 24/7 helpline, has seen a surge in calls from suicidal unemployed workers and indebted businessmen, according to Italian newspaper il manifesto.
How the crisis is killing the Portuguese in The Guardian
And making the French suicidal too, here