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    • Suicide in Jamshedpur Looking at a cloudy future
    • The Dark Facts
      • 16 % of the suicides committed in Jharkhand are from Jsr.
      • Jamshedpur ranks 1 st in Jharkhand in suicide rates.
      • Suicide is the # 2 cause of death in Jamshedpur.
    • Faces of pain
      • What causes suicidal behavior?
      • Is there a geographical pattern to suicide?
      • Is there a historical precedent for high suicide rates in Jamshepur?
      • What health issues exist to create suicidal depression?
      • How do the economic conditions of a country contribute to the problem?
      Points discussed in Panel discussion among Parents and Teachers
    • Psychology of suicide What causes suicidal behavior?
      • “ the extent and diversity of facts related to suicide are intimidating and baffling….”
        • Thomas Joiner – “Why People Die by Suicide”
      • Hopelessness brought on by factors such as:
        • Varying degrees of mental illness
        • Physiological conditions
        • Economic situation
      • Every suicide has its own story
    • Geography of Jamshedpur suicide
      • Higher in urban areas than rural areas
      • Cause of death in cities are often difficult to determine and may actually be higher.
      • Major causes in 2009
      • Family 30 cases.
      • Mental and General illness 15 cases.
      • Failure in Exam 17 cases
    • What social conditions exist to create serious depression?
      • Alcoholism in Jamshedpur is rampant, with strong evidence of its detrimental effect on the health of the Jamshedpur people, and specifically to higher suicide rates.
    • Steps taken by our School to prevent Suicide
      • Step1:-
      • To stop Suicide among teenagers, it is very important to know their views about Suicide. So, we conducted an essay writing competition among the students to know their views.
      • STEPS 2
      • A Panel Discussion was conducted among the teachers and Parents. Their views were noted down, so, that the parents and teachers would be careful in dealing with the teenagers in future.
      • Steps 3
      • Teachers attended various workshops conducted by different Psychiatrics . The Teachers came to know how to judge the symptoms of suicide and deal with those potential victims and prevent suicide.
    • Year Total No of Suicides Estimated Mid-year population(in Lakhs) Rate of Suicides 2006 110417 10506 10.5 2007 110851 10682 10.4 2008 113914 11028 10.3 2009 118112 11197.7 10.5
    • Global geography of suicide