Written by Dr Ajay Nihalani
In line with the WHO, we lose about 8,00,000 individuals to suicide yearly, that’s, roughly 2,200 individuals every day. The state of affairs is not any totally different in India. The explanations is likely to be totally different however the consequence is identical, making it a clarion name to generate consciousness on a number of the urgent questions associated to understanding individuals with suicidal tendencies.
To cite Jamison (Evening Falls Quick: Understanding Suicide– a e book by Kay Redfield Jamison), “the mental suffering leading up to it is usually prolonged, intense, and palliative. There is no morphine equivalent to ease the acute pain, and death not uncommonly is violent and grisly. The suffering of the suicidal is private and inexpressible, leaving family members, friends, and colleagues to deal with an almost unfathomable kind of loss, as well as guilt. Suicide carries in its aftermath a level of confusion and devastation that is, for the most part, beyond description.”