10th September is observed as World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) world over. It is organised by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP). WHO has been co-sponsor of the day. The purpose of this day is to raise awareness around the globe that suicide can be prevented.
India has one of the world's highest rates of suicide. In 2019 alone, almost 1.5 lakh Indians died by suicide.
Discover more shocking statistics related to suicides in India.
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