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#WorldSuicidePreventionDay: Here’s how you can spot the signs of suicidal behaviour in a loved one

World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) observed every year on 10th September is organised by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO).The aim of this day is to create awareness among people about the fact that suicide can be prevented. According to WHO, worldwide about 800,000 people die […]

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#WorldSuicidePreventionDay: There is always a better option than suicide

The intense emotional pain that one experience when depressed/stressed can distort his thinking, so sometimes, it becomes harder to see possible solutions to problems or to connect with those who can offer support. At times, committing suicide may seem like the only way to stop the pain. Although it might seem as if your pain […]

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How to prevent suicidal thoughts?

In this fast-paced, competitive world, mental health problems are on the rise. In fact, statistics reveal that one in every four persons is likely to experience mental health problems in a lifetime.\By 2020, depression will be major direct or indirect killer. Suicide, therefore, has become a more common sought-after solution amongst the disturbed and the […]

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Do you feel suicidal before your periods? Here’s why it happens

Rashid, the former Vice-President of the JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University) Students’ Union, admitted that she suffered from Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder or PMDD. She wanted to bring awareness to this issue which is rarely discussed. PMDD is a severe form of Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) that can drive you to think about ending, or end, your life. […]

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Disturbed sleep at night might worsen suicidal thoughts

Insomnia, nightmares, and erratic sleep times could be indicators of worsening suicidal thoughts among young adults, a new study suggests. Researchers found that young adults who experienced sleep disturbances were more likely to have suicidal thoughts over the subsequent 3 weeks, compared with young adults who slept well. Lead author Rebecca Bernert, Ph.D., assistant professor […]

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Pune: Rare condition causes woman to have suicidal thoughts

Shruti Subramanaim, a working professional from Pune, has been suffering from ‘suicide disease’ since the last four yours. Last month, she underwent a surgery in Pune. “I have had many suicidal thoughts as the cause of disease was not known for almost one year and I was suffering from severe pain. The condition had worsened […]

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