Youth suicide

Youth suicide News

Suicides leading cause of death among young: Why are they at such high risk?

In India, suicide was the leading cause of death among youngsters (10-24) years with 62,960 deaths in 2013. What is alarming is that 28.65 lakh youngsters (10-24 years) have suffered depressive disorders in 2013.

A red flag

Lancet’s finding of self-harm among the youth is a warning: Don’t take demographic dividend for granted.


Youth who fled to join IS attempts suicide

Four youth — Ayaz Sultan, Noor Sheikh, Wajid Sheikh and Mohsin Sheikh — fled the city between October and December last year, allegedly to join the Ansar-ul-Tahwid.

Ghaziabad: 21-year-old CA student commits suicide

According to the police,the victim was reprimanded by his parents for faring poorly in his CA exam.