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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

suicide prevention


Matters of the Mind: Replicating efforts of polio eradication campaign for suicide prevention

October 23, 2020 10:10 am

The best way to prevent suicide is by talking about it. We need to get over our fear of the S-word. The maximum number of suicides are between the ages of 15-29, and most parents are scared to talk about this

World Mental Health Day: How you can use the 'WAIT' approach in suicide prevention

October 10, 2020 9:14 am

Some people may require your assistance to reach out and receive the appropriate professional help, whereas others may require a firm but gentle nudge, says Dr Kedar Tilwe of Fortis Hospital, Mulund & Vashi

Mental healthcare: Here's why support groups are important

September 12, 2020 11:03 am

Mental health self-care options are very limited in India which people can come to know about after joining such groups, specifically ones for depression and anxiety, says the author.

'Suicide happens suddenly' and other myths busted by WHO, doctor

September 10, 2020 4:48 pm

World Suicide Prevention Day 2020: If people communicate ideas revolving around death, others tend to trivialise it. It is also seen as plea for attention and is not taken seriously

World Suicide Prevention Day: How to identify and manage suicidal tendencies

September 10, 2020 1:20 pm

World Suicide Prevention Day 2020: The first and most important thing is to open up communication

Family problems leading reason for suicides, says NCRB data; experts call for 'accessible' mental health help

February 07, 2020 11:11 am

Experts point out that lack of hope, help and self-worth leading to higher suicide rates. Over the alarming numbers, experts call for urgent attention to the burgeoning mental health crisis and the timely need to seek help.

Caring is the best medicine, says a suicide survivor

October 10, 2019 4:56 pm

On World Mental Health Day, Niraj Doshi, co-founder of a mental health organisation, SALUBRIUM, recalls his battle with depression and surviving multiple suicide attempts.