Monday, October 3, 2022

DMHP Peren observes ‘World Suicide Prevention Day’

District Mental Health Programme (DMHP), Peren, observed “Wolrd Suicide Prevention Day” on the theme “Creating Hope Through Action” on September 9, at GHSS Peren.
In a press release, district media officer, Shekho Sophie informed that
Government Higher Secondary School (GHSS) Peren, vice principal Thejangnauo Leruo exhorted the students on suicide prevention day and the statistics of suicide in Nagaland.
DMHP Peren, clinical psychologist, Vizo spoke on suicide prevention and awareness
She sensitised the students about the impact of suicide and the alarming nature of committing suicide.
Vizo also stressed on the importance of helping one another as support system which, she said, was important to prevent suicide.
She said the aim for World Suicide Prevention Day was to focus on ways and measures to prevent suicide and create awareness about mental health.
Each person, playing the roles of a parent, a child, a sibling, a friend, or a colleague, can reach out to people struggling and create a safe environment, she stated.