Suicide prevention

Abetment proved when person instigates another to do something: Supreme Court

A bench of Justices M R Shah and Aniruddha Bose made the observation while setting aside an order of the Madras High Court which upheld conviction of a man for the offence under Section 306.

published on : 14th September 2021

Alarming picture: Kurnool saw 67 suicide cases a month till August 2021

While 67 suicide cases were reported every month till August-end this year, the average monthly figures in 2020 and 2019 were 60 and 56, respectively.

published on : 11th September 2021

Common factor: Families of suicide victims left in the lurch

Though the reasons for resorting to such extreme steps vary, one common factor is that families of those suicide victims are left in the lurch.

published on : 11th September 2021

Remember, life is beautiful

Awareness is key to prevent suicides and early identification of ‘red flags’ can help in sending an individual to counselling/therapy.

published on : 11th September 2021

Working towards preventing suicides in India

Emile Durkheim proposed that the risk of suicide in a population increases when the social context fails to provide a healthy sense of purpose or belonging

published on : 10th September 2021