How Can I Help Someone Who May Be Suicidal?

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Dealing with suicidal tendencies is difficult not just for the individual but also for the people close to them. Suicide is a leading cause of death in the age group of 15-44 years. Globally, suicide rates have increased by 41.3 % in the past decade. According to Dr. Gururaj, HOD Epidemiology, NIMHANS, for every suicide committed, ten people attempt suicide and 100 contemplate it.These statistics go to show that suicide is a very real problem, one that we cannot ignore.




Such an informative article. During these stressful pandemic times that are taking a toll on one\'s mental health, the mere shift in our attitude towards suicide could help save lives.


Very informative