#MentalHealthMatters: Reach out, seek help, talk about your mental health
Every 40 seconds a person dies of suicide. Suicide the leading cause of death in persons aged 15-40 years. In India, more than 2 lakh people die of suicide every year. Many suicide victims have a history of a psychiatric disorder. Most suicide victims do not intend to end their life, but desire to end their intolerable suffering. Most suicides are preventable.
Reach out, seek help, talk about your mental health.
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PC: illustrations by Sonia Arthur, Dept. of Mental Health Education, NIMHANS, Bangalore.