The Indian Express
Mental Health in India: Need for a National Suicide Prevention Strategy that Targets the Youth
Despite being entirely preventable, India has been increasingly losing individuals to suicide. The severity of the crisis worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic must be addressed by building a holistic environment for mental health. Undertaking evidence-based interventions that keep in mind the needs of the most vulnerable and marginalized populations, like women and young individuals, providing the required support systems can reduce the number of lives lost and build a healthier response system.
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