World Suicide Prevention Day: Assam Witnessed 32.9% Increase in Suicide Cases in 2021

World Suicide Prevention Day: Assam Witnessed 32.9% Enhance in Suicide Instances in 2021

Suicide is the third main reason behind loss of life amongst younger adults worldwide. The prevention methods of suicide needs to be tailor-made to the region-specific demographics of a rustic and needs to be applied in a culturally-sensitive method as a result of it was discovered that the explanations for suicide varies from societies to societies.

On the event of World Suicide Prevention Day, an interactive session was organised by Assam State Aids Management Society(ASACS).

The particular session was attended by Internationally accredited Psychologist & Psychotherapist, Dr. Chinu Agarwal, Phd.

World Suicide Prevention Day is noticed globally on September tenth yearly to boost consciousness amongst organisations, the federal government & the general public concerning the stigma associated to suicides.

Assam has been experiencing a spike in suicide instances in the previous couple of years, it recorded greater than 3262 suicide instances in 2021 and the yr previous to that it recorded 3243 instances which is a 32.9% improve.

If in comparison with the nationwide statistics of suicide Assam accounted for two% of the overall nationwide instances in 2021 which is 1,64,000. The two% could look small but when in comparison with the entire nation, it’s a matter of concern for Assam.