Jamshedpur, Sept. 10: Suicide prevention organisation Muskan on Thursday organised discourse on World Suicide Prevention Day at a hotel in Birsanagar. Chief Speaker for the occasion Narendra Kumar, vice president of Muskan said, during lockdown when people were forced to stay indoors Muskan members distributed food among the needy and held counseling session to make people aware against suicide.
“Since the time of inception in 2013 Muskan has been successful in saving lives of 44 people and has provided stress relief to students through workshops and counseling sessions”, added Narendra Kumar.
“At a time when frustration has become a worldwide phenomenon during lockdown, suicidal tendencies among citizens of tomorrow are disconcerting trends if one has to use the term. Juvenile depression is related to factors like failures in examinations mainly and some video games that nurture such dangerous instincts,” said Muskan President Shashi Mishra.
Muskan also has 24/7 helpline number 8092867918 and 8809328019 for people living in stress. Present on the occasion were Rajkumar Singh, Rajesh Rai, Sanjay Prasad, Aditya Nath Jha, Vikash Srivastav and others.
Social organization Muskan has been in the forefront of counseling juveniles and teenagers specially to bring the fragile minds back on tracks of normal living. In fact, Muskan has been rendering yeomen service in this field for years and should get the credit for curbing suicidal tendencies among the youth deterred by challenges.