Tomorrow we rejoice the World Day for Prevention of Suicide. Every 40 seconds somebody is killed in the world. L ‘WHO indicates nearly a million deaths each year with an increase that has come to 60 says in the final 45 years , particularly in developing countries . The picture that we face in idea approximately who commits suicide is that of a woman, maybe with the wrists or carved with canister vacuum tranquilizers. But in fact traditionally the maximum rates arise in the male and lately, among the youth. E ‘ among the leading causes of demise in the age collection between 15 and 44 years in some countries and even the moment leading cause absolute between 10 and 24 years.
In Italy, according to the newest ISTAT figures women commit suicide more frequently than men. Among the causes are ensure depression and element abuse like ‘alcohol.
Throughout the world this week we exchange piece of information through social networks like facebook or Twitter , organize meetings, we took to the streets , organize events, say stories, distribute a route to save some lives through education and awareness.
This is the major objective of IASP (International organization for Suicide Prevention) which organized the event and those 50 years has been busy (telephone) in this field.
I can say you this initiative because it intimately concerns us women as more prone to depression, as mothers of adolescents that might be in adversity, as victims, too frequently homicide – suicide.
Raising awareness on the subject should not grieve or angst, but give potency. The theme for this day is: ” numerous Faces, numerous Places: suicide prevention crossways the world ” and tends to stress that, wherever you are or whatsoever the tradition, context, you can save lives, protect suicide.
In Rome, 12 September from 10.30 to 13.00 at the Baths of Caracalla, shall host the initial Racefirlife An initiative to increasing awareness approximately the sport and organized by the Regional middle for the learn and Prevention of Suicide and temper disorders which is based at the chair of Psychiatry La Sapiens University in St. Andrew’s Hospital.
I know who has experienced the ache of a family that took his life. It ‘ a factor which all too frequently forgotten: the suffering of those who stay. For all, to conversation, distribute and take part in the IASP Calls for assist lighting a candle. Tomorrow night at 20.00.