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Start nurturing your mental health ‘at an early age’ urges UN chief

Worldwide, it is estimated that one in five adolescents experience mental health challenges, though most remain underdiagnosed and undertreated. Marking Mental Health Day on Wednesday, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) is focusing on the psychological well-being of young people aged 10 to 14, to stave off conditions that can impact their lives deep into adulthood.

Marking day to prevent suicide, UN stresses that people of all ages can be at risk

With one person taking their own life every 30 seconds, the United Nations is marking World Suicide Prevention Day today by appealing for bolstered efforts to stem suicide rates among people of all ages.

UN envoy tells Arafat words not enough to end terror; calls attacks 'murder'

One day after meeting with the Israeli Foreign Minister to express sympathy in the aftermath of "cruel and despicable" suicide bombings, the top United Nations envoy in the Middle East held talks today with Chairman Yasser Arafat, telling the Palestinian leader that there was an urgent need for action to stop such terrorism.

Middle East: Reacting to Jerusalem attack, UN envoy repeats condemnation of terrorism

Reacting to the latest suicide bombing in Jerusalem, the senior United Nations envoy to the region reiterated the world body's longstanding condemnation of terrorism.

Middle East: UN envoy condemns latest suicide attack against Israeli civilians

The United Nations Special Envoy for the Middle East Peace Process has denounced the latest suicide bombing against Israeli civilians in Petah Tikva.

Annan condemns latest suicide bombings in Israel

Reacting to the latest spate of suicide bombings in Israel, the United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, today once again voiced his strong condemnation and abhorrence of such acts.

UN officials condemn suicide bombing in Israel

Two senior United Nations officials today added their voices to Secretary-General Kofi Annan's "utter condemnation" of Tuesday's suicide bomb attack in Rishon Letzion which killed 15 Israelis and wounded many others.