World Suicide Prevention Day observed

KAKCHING, 28th Sep: District Mental Health Programme, District Health Society, Chandel observed the 17th World Suicide Prevention Day under the theme “Working together to prevent Suicide” at South East Manipur College, Komlathabi (Kapham) on Saturday. The programme was attended by College Governing Body chairman Roel Jindashing Moyon, who is also the chief of Kapaam Village, as chief guest, college principal Dr L Khiloni as president and project director of ABCDEO Ujjawala Home Jovita Martina Chara as guest of honour.
During the event which saw participation by many students, teachers and non-teaching staff of the college as well as other individuals, district nodal officer of District Mental Health Programme, Chandel, Dr Kh Robindro spoke as resource person and shed light on issues related to suicide including depression, stress, anxiety and alcohol addiction, making special mention of the rising rate of such problems among youth.

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