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Together we can work towards suicide prevention through cohesive methods.(Unsplash)

World Suicide Prevention Day 2020: Significance of suicide prevention during a global pandemic

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2020 09:23 AM IST
The ongoing pandemic has created a world environment that is harsh and seriously detrimental for mental health, making this the most imperative time to focus on suicide prevention.
Twitter brings new emoji to mark World Suicide Prevention Day.(Reuters photo)
Twitter brings new emoji to mark World Suicide Prevention Day.(Reuters photo)

On World Suicide Prevention Day, Twitter comes up with a new emoji

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 11, 2019 11:42 AM IST
Senior Manager of Public Policy at Twitter India Shagufta Kamran said that suicide prevention requires unified efforts at a global scale.
Facebook also said that self-injury related content will now become harder to search on Instagram as well.(Representational image)
Facebook also said that self-injury related content will now become harder to search on Instagram as well.(Representational image)

Facebook bans self-harm images in fight against suicide

New Delhi | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 09:09 AM IST
Facebook’s statement comes on World Suicide Prevention Day and follows Twitter Inc’s remarks that content related to self-harm will no longer be reported as abusive in an effort to reduce the stigma around suicide.
Singer Kailash Kher shares his inspiring story(Photo: Raviraj Kande/Olympus)
Singer Kailash Kher shares his inspiring story(Photo: Raviraj Kande/Olympus)

Live a life worth loving: Suicide survivors share their moving stories

Hindustan Times | By Shara Ashraf and Prerna Gauba
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2018 03:40 PM IST
Meet these gritty suicide survivors who saw light during their darkest moments. Now they inspire others to live a meaningful, worthwhile life
The rate of suicide, especially among the young population between 10 and 19 years, has increased.(Representative image)
The rate of suicide, especially among the young population between 10 and 19 years, has increased.(Representative image)

World Suicide Prevention Day: Take warning signs seriously to save lives

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rohit K Singh and Rajeev Mullick, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON SEP 10, 2018 12:14 PM IST
Frightening figures: There is a suicide every 40 seconds in the world and every 15 minutes in India, says WHO report.
We need to start talking openly about mental health issues and seek help from professionals if needed.(Shutterstock)
We need to start talking openly about mental health issues and seek help from professionals if needed.(Shutterstock)

On World Suicide Prevention Day, let’s end the stigma around mental health

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Kabir Singh Bhandari
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2018 05:07 PM IST
Suicide is the second leading cause of death in the age group of 15-29 year olds all over the world. The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) in its 2015 data made a shocking revelation that in India, one student commits suicide every hour.
A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) working on the issues faced by aggrieved men says it’s about time the country get a central body specifically for men on the lines of National Commission for Women.(Representative Image)
A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) working on the issues faced by aggrieved men says it’s about time the country get a central body specifically for men on the lines of National Commission for Women.(Representative Image)

NGO says ‘men more vulnerable than women,’ need a commission

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 09, 2018 02:04 PM IST
National Crime Records Bureau figures show that for every married women committing suicide, two married men are committing suicide due to domestic violence and mostly tortured by wife, he said.
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