Fukushima hotline gets record calls

National | FUKUSHIMA FILE Jun 15, 2014

Fukushima hotline gets record calls

A suicide-prevention hotline in Fukushima Prefecture received a record 18,194 calls in 2013, signaling that scars from the events of March 2011 still weigh heavily on residents' minds. Counselors at the hotline, Fukushima Inochi no Denwa, say consultations related to the triple disaster still stand ...

Editorials Aug 31, 2013

Unanswered calls from children

Seventy-five percent of calls made to telephone counseling services for children go unanswered. A better system to help every child who calls is needed.