United Nations: Nearly 800,000 people commit suicide every year in the world, the second leading cause of death amongst people aged 15-29 in 2016, according to the WHO. A toolkit to help communities prevent suicides was released by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Mental Health Commission of Canada on the World Suicide Prevention Day on Monday.
Today is World Suicide Prevention Day! In wake of rising suicides, the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP), collaborated with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) and decided to observe September 10 as World Suicide Prevention Day. Mental disturbances like depression, anxiety, fear, nervousness, defeat, lack of confidences are some of the reasons why people commit suicide.
There can be many reasons which can drive people to commit suicide. Mental disturbances like depression, anxiety, fear, nervousness, defeat, lack of confidences are the some of the reasons why people commit suicide. Hence, in 2003, the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP), collaborated with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) to spread awareness to prevent suicides.
The subject of suicide has not been strange to movie fans. There have been a significant amount of productions that explore it from its implications to its consequences. There also have been films centred on suicide as a representation in a matter of aesthetic interest. On World Suicide Prevention Day we take a look at how Bollywood has dealt with this delicate subject.
London, Ahead of the World Suicide Prevention Day which falls on September 10, social networking giant Facebook has joined hands with support service Samaritans to launch a series of suicide prevention tools.
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