Smartphone : addiction or friend

1b smartphone wellbeing
"The smartphone is perhaps the first object to challenge the house itself (and possibly the workplace) in terms of the amount of time we dwell in it, while awake,"  says Prof Daniel Miller.  "We are always 'at home' in our smartphone. " "We have become human snails carrying our home in our pockets." The smartphone has changed the ways we ...
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The 1961 Suicide Act

1 Suicide Act 1961
"Self-murder" became a crime under common law in England in the mid-13th Century. It was not only an offence against God, but against the King and against nature. They were tried posthumously by a coroner's jury. If they were convicted as having murdered themselves, this was "felo de se" (a felon of himself ). Their goods, including all househ...
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world suicide prevention day

world suicide prevention day
The first World Suicide Prevention Day was launched in Stockholm, on 10 September 2003. It was an initiative of IASP and the World Health Organisation (WHO),  They designated the day as a way of focusing attention on the problem world-wide and confirming the message: Suicides are Preventable. World Suicide Prevention Day aims to put the i...
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