World Suicide Prevention Day is observed every year on 10 September by IASP (International Association for Suicide Prevention). The main purpose behind celebrating this day is to create awareness about the ways, in which Suicide can be prevented. Every Year, IASP organizes hundreds of events or programs in more than 40 countries. Let us tell you more about the World Suicide Prevention Day 2021 Theme, History, and Significance of the day.
History and Significance
According to an estimated Data by IASP, every year about 1 Million people dies of Suicide. And the data is increasing year by year. Europe is the most suicidal region in the world, while the Eastern Mediterranean is the least. As per Wikipedia, Russia is the most concerning in suicide cases. On average, 4 male suicides are reported for every 1 female.
World Suicide Prevention Day was first celebrated in 2004.
World Suicide Prevention Day 2021 Theme
The 2021 Theme of World Suicide Prevention Day is “Creating Hope Through Action”