DE-CRIMINALIZING ATTEMPT TO SUICIDE: INDIA RECOGNIZES MENTAL HEALTH

By- Muskaan Singh

Attempt to suicide is considered a serious mental health problem, which requires immediate interventions and care. In the 21st century, it is not a rare sight to see someone depressed and in anxiety.

Students nowadays are stressed, anxious, and nervous regarding their studies due to the increase in competition in every profession. Big businessmen even face such problems of anxiety and nervous breakdowns.

Indian student’s suicide crisis is not a new crisis in the country, the only difference was that the country was not ready to face it and was living in denial. A large number of suicides every year are reported between the age group of 15-29 years. Students in large number prepare for tough competitive exams like IITs and Medical colleges but due to high pressure fail to crack it. Amongst these are students who are not able to bear this pressure and thus, they attempt suicide[1].

Read more at https://thelegisprudence.com/2020/09/18/de-criminalizing-attempt-to-suicide-india-recognizes-mental-health/


[1]Vishnu Gopinath, Why Do So Many Students in India End Their Lives Over Exams?, The Quint (May 11,2019, 07:33PM) https://www.thequint.com/podcast/indian-students-suicide-rate-exam-pressure


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