Category: Suicide

Coping Mechanism

What is a coping mechanism? Coping mechanisms are the approaches people employ – irrespective of the uncertain, stressful, or traumatic situation – to help deflate, manage, and survive the pain and/or emotions while maintaining normalcy in their emotional and mental…

 Suicide

Suicide

Key facts Close to 800 000 people die due to suicide every year. For every suicide there are many more people who attempt suicide every year. A prior suicide attempt is the single most important risk factor for suicide in…