Sisters Living Works is a non-profit organization dedicated to suicide prevention in India.
Prevention of suicide among women in India by raising community awareness, involvement, education, and advocacy.
On 10 September, in the Convocation Centre of Mumbai University, an eager audience of over 400 gathered to commemorate International Suicide Prevention Day. It was a power-packed program, organized by Sisters Living Works in collaboration with Mumbai University. Highlights of the program included a panel discussion led by distinguished professionals from the mental health community, […]READ MORE
Can we predict one’s risk of suicide? Are there tests available to measure, predict or assess one’s risk to suicidal behavior? According to a discussion ‘Diagnosing Self-Destruction’ on National Public Radio, Dr. Mathew Nock of Harvard University says about the Implicit Association Test(IAT), “Our preliminary results suggest that it does do a pretty good […]READ MORE
The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) collects data about mortality in India including deaths by suicide. In 2012, the NCRB reported that as many as 135,445 persons died by suicide in India, making suicide one of the leading causes of death for young Indians. During that year, an average of 15 suicides an hour or […]READ MORE
Suicide is a major health problem in India. According to the World Health Organization India has one of the highest suicide rates in the world. Research conducted in India showed that death from self harm by young women rose 126% between 1990 and 2010, and that suicide was the most common cause of death among […]READ MORE
Mumbai is undoubtedly an internationally known metro. But with the title, also comes the pressure. The city with its fast pace is slowing down in terms of keeping its citizens emotionally safe.READ MORE
Television coverage in the 9:30 PM News slot on DD Sahyadri News (Marathi) on the 10th of September 2015.READ MORE
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