By Asian News International | Posted by Nishtha Grover | Delaware
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 11:31 AM IST
A study has revealed that natural disasters are directly related to mental health. It shows that suicide rates went up by 23% in the areas where natural disasters had occurred and the researcher firmly believes that these are avoidable with better natural disaster preparedness and response.
By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | New Jersey [US]
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 07:39 PM IST
People who purchase a firearm during the pandemic are more likely to be suicidal than other firearm owners, according to a study by Rutgers University researchers.
By Indo Asian News Service | New York
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2020 02:58 PM IST
According to the study, suicide in children under age 20 has been increasing in the US, with rates almost doubling over the last decade. Between 2007 to 2016, nearly 21,000 children ages 5-19 years old died by suicide.
By Rajanbir Singh | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2020 12:48 AM IST
As per the record, 88% suicide victims had studied up to class 12 or less and 87% of them earned less than Rs 1 lakh a year
By Reuters | Seoul
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2019 09:39 AM IST
More than 25,000 people have participated in mass “living funeral” services at Hyowon Healing Center since it opened in 2012, hoping to improve their lives by simulating their deaths.
By Agence France-Presse | Geneva
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2019 06:11 AM IST
In a fresh report, the UN health agency said that the global suicide rate had fallen somewhat between 2010 and 2016, but the number of deaths has remained stable because of a growing global population.
By HT Correspondent | Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2019 10:48 AM IST
The biggest challenge I face as a principal is the high expectations and standards expected by the parents. They feel that the responsibilities of being a parent end after enrolling their wards in the school.
By Soumya Swaminathan
PUBLISHED ON MAY 29, 2019 07:26 PM IST
India has already introduced several steps towards health for all, including the launch of Ayushman Bharat and adopting a visionary mental health policy. A national suicide prevention plan is under discussion in the ministry of health and family welfare– its success will depend on policy and programmatic interventions in many different ministries
By HT Correspondent | Asian News International
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2019 10:54 AM IST
Netflix’s uber-popular show ‘13 Reasons Why’ was responsible for a 28.9 percent increase in suicides among youth aged between 10 and 17 in the US in April 2017, according to recent findings.
By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2019 04:39 AM IST
Tihar Jail had started the intensive counselling services with the help of a team of doctors from AIIMS and 60 others from the Mental Health Foundation (MHF), an NGO.
By Roshan Kishore | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2018 07:46 AM IST
In the discourse on agriculture, for instance, farmer suicides are cited as the biggest proof of the agrarian crisis in the country by a large section.
By Punya Priya Mitra | Hindustan Times, Bhopal
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2018 12:04 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh has the third highest farmers’ suicide rate in the country. According to a reply in the Lok Sabha, the number of suicides in MP increased by 21 percent between 2013 and 2016 and stood at 1,321.
By Rhythma Kaul | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2018 10:56 PM IST
According to National Health Profile 2018, which is based on data for the year 2015, out of the total 1,33,623 suicides recorded that year, 44,593 (33.37%) of people were between the ages of 30 and 45.
By Abhishek Singhvi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 13, 2018 12:33 PM IST
Modinomics has failed miserably to maintain the legacy of high agricultural growth rates handed over by the UPA. Achche din for farmers can hardly come with a demonising tax regime.