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Awareness day observed on 10 September every year

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World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is an awareness day observed on 10 September every year, in order to provide worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicides, with various activities around the world since 2003. The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) collaborates with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) to host World Suicide Prevention Day. In 2011 an estimated 40 countries held awareness events to mark the occasion. According to WHO's Mental health Atlas released in 2014, no low-income country reported having a national suicide prevention strategy, while less than 10% of lower-middle income countries, and almost a third of upper-middle and high-income countries had.

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Demi Lovato and Marshmello release new single to mark World Suicide Prevention Day [Video]

Demi Lovato and Marshmello release new single to mark World Suicide Prevention Day

Demi Lovato has teamed up with DJ Marshmello to release a new single to mark World Suicide Prevention Day.

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Parents, advocates stress resources available on World Suicide Prevention Day [Video]

Parents, advocates stress resources available on World Suicide Prevention Day

September 10 marks World Suicide Prevention Day, and advocates and families alike want you to know that resources are available for you or your family at any time.

Credit: ABC Action News     Duration: 02:42Published
Black celebrities unite to declare 'I Am Enough' [Video]

Black celebrities unite to declare 'I Am Enough'

Courtesy: Vas Morgan Famous names have teamed up for a mental health awarenesscampaign to coincide with World Suicide Prevention Day. Black stars from theworld of acting, fashion, music and performing..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:00Published
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline | Morning Blend [Video]

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline | Morning Blend

September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day. Author, Sharon Fekete joins us to share her story.

Credit: ABC Action News     Duration: 07:00Published

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