TITLE

Postcard: Tojinbo Cliffs

AUTHOR(S)
Masters, Coco
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Time;6/22/2009, Vol. 173 Issue 24, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the work of Yukio Shige, a volunteer suicide prevention counselor working at the Tojinbo Cliffs in the Fukui prefecture of Japan. An increase in the suicide rate in Japan is presented as a consequence of the recession. The support that Shige has received for his counseling services from the Japanese government is noted.
ACCESSION #
41555271

 

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