celebration of 10th September, World Suicide Prevention Day 2017 with theme” Take a minute, change a life”


World Suicide Prevention Day is celebrated each year on 10th of September through different event around the world.  The motto for this year is “Take a minute, change a life”.

According to WHO report more than 800,000 people die by suicide every year. While this estimated figure is in contradiction with the actual figure because in the most Islamic countries Stigma surrounding suicide leads to not report, and there isn’t accurate data collection methods to register suicide figures.

Main cause of suicide are: psychosocial problems specially depression, harmful  using alcohol and addicted drugs , individual and family conflict, Sexual Discrimination, Gender based, violence and violence against women etc.

Medica Afghanistan took active participation in the celebration  of World Suicide Prevention Day   by providing  awareness rising regarding  prevention of suicide and depression  for ( 105) beneficiaries and staffs of five  women protection centers at Kabul , Herat and Mazar, in addition MA provided awareness rising for( 35)  teachers  of Lincoln Learning center.

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