17th World Suicide Prevention Day observed
THOUBAL, 16th Sep: As in other parts of the globe, the 17th World Suicide Prevention Day was observed by District Mental Health Programme, District Health Society, Thoubal on the theme , “Working together to prevent suicide”, at Thoubal Melaground on Monday.
Retired CMO Dr Ksh Manglem, CMO Thoubal Dr N Jayentakumar, District Hospital Thoubal superintendent Dr Ch Memcha and District Health Society, Thoubal DPM Ch Basanta attended the observance as chief guest, president and guest of honour respectively. In his speech, Dr Ksh Manglem said that there are times when people exhibit signs of having suicidal tendencies. “It is important that we intervene at such moments and get them the necessary help, thereby preventing them from acting out their tendencies by reviving their will to live,” he asserted.
During the function, Dr A Ranita and Dr Robindro spoke as resource persons.