There's a lot of hoping for a 'magic bullet' in all the talk here and everywhere else about this - ie thinking there's one simple solution to all Greece's problems. For example: go to Russia or China for help, get the debts relieved, find oil off the Cretan coast, get rid of austerity, keep austerity on, go bankrupt, leave the Euro etc etc etc. And so, a simple solution gets proposed, an argument ensues on its merits and demerits and we're no further forward.
That's humans for you: we have simple thoughts. If there was an easy solution, someone would have thought of it by now and done something about it. All there is in reality is an incredibly hard grind for the next twenty, thirty, forty...(who knows?) years for this country.
It's not a matter of a few cuts in pensions, slightly longer working lives and selling a few state assets, relieve some debt and it's all ok. Rather, it's about slowly rebuilding and reforming the country and its institutions so someone actually wants to invest to create real jobs that create wealth and give people a life.
An honest person would have to say to a young Greek today: your prospects of prosperity and the prospects of prosperity for your children and their children are very slender; if you can, get out and build a life elsewhere. I hate typing that, but it's true.
PS I have to say suicide is an extremely complex, non trivial matter, deeply hurtful to those involved and not to be thrown around as a political football. Nothing else to say on this.