World Suicide Prevention Day

annually 10 September The World Health Organization (WHO), with the support of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (International Association for Suicide Prevention), holds the World Suicide Prevention Day (World Suicide Prevention Day) to strengthen the commitment to and promotion of the prevention of suicide in the world.

pace of modern life and work, as well as, apparently, many subjective factors that lead to the fact that at some point people decided to commit a crime — a crime against life. According to statistics, on average, half of the violent deaths in the world occur in suicide.

According to the WHO, the total number of deaths from suicide are now approaching one million per year. Trends are that by 2020 the number of suicides is likely to increase in the half.

Suicide — this is a global problem and tragic for the world of health care. According to statistics, as a result of suicide in the world die as many people as a result of wars and violent death combined.

As the prevalence of suicide cases are leading developed countries. Primacy belongs to the countries of Eastern Europe. In Japan every year commit suicide approximately 30,000 people. The least the same performance — in Latin America and the Islamic countries. Africa statistics are virtually absent.

In Russia in recent years, unfortunately, also the cases of suicide, especially among young people, the most scary ...

Therefore, the International Association for Suicide Prevention, in collaboration with WHO urge the public and the authorities to conduct on that day activities and actions to strengthen the sense of responsibility to save lives of people who may have been lost as a result of suicide.

And WHO and other partners advocate not only for the prevention of suicide, but also in defense of adequate treatment and follow-up care for people who attempted suicide, as well as a more balanced coverage of suicide in the media. Needed at the global level to increase public awareness that suicide is a major preventable cause of premature death.

The public also and governments, in turn, need to develop policy frameworks for national suicide prevention strategies that are locally in each region must find practical expression in the form of programs and the prevention of suicide and suicidal tendencies among the population.