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Monday, 30 July 2018

WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY


WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY
WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY

World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD), the day intends to raise awareness around the world that suicide can be prevented and it’s a foremost stoppable cause of early death
The day also provides an occasion for every person in the community to join with the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (CASP) to encourage understanding about suicide and highlight effective prevention activities.

WHEN IS WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY?
 10th September

WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY HISTORY
The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that over 800,000 people take their own life each year – that’s one person every 40 seconds.  Suicide occurs transversely in all ages, economic, and social boundaries. The pain that leads individuals to take their lives is unbelievable, and their death leaves impact on their family and friends.
World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) was first started in 2003 by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and the World Health Organist ion (WHO).

WHAT DO PEOPLE DO ON WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY
1.     Arrange Conferences, educational seminars or public lectures.
2.     Promote Media programs about suicide awareness and prevention.
3.     Improve education
4.     Raise awareness about depression and suicide

WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY THEME 2018
The theme for World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) 2018 is “Working Together to Prevent Suicide”
see also Important Days in September month 

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