Global Suicide Prevention Summits
Casting a Global Spotlight on Suicide Prevention
One person dies every 40 seconds due to suicide.
Over one million people end their own lives each year, while 10 million people attempt suicide annually. Suicide is the leading cause of death in young people in many nations.
The global rate of suicide has risen more than 60% in the last 45 years and the statistics are staggering. With the majority of people never receiving professional mental health care before taking their own lives.
World Mental Health Day Global Events
World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health. The Day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work, and what more needs to be done to make mental health care a reality for people worldwide.
Suicide Support Communities