Suicide Prevention event in Kathmandu, Nepal

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Note from Anne Moss: Narendra Thagunna PhD is a suicide prevention activist in Nepal who has an annual event that I agreed to help him publish last year and repeating that effort this year. Nepal is not a wealthy country but somehow he has found a way to pull this conference together to educate and help the community prevent suicide. 

The School of Psychology Nepal (TSOP Nepal)

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When: 10 September 2018:
World Suicide Prevention Day Activities

Activity 1 – Outdoor Program

1. Walkathon
a. Time: 7am to 8.30 am
b. Route
Kathmandu: Maitighar – Bhadrakali – Shahidgate … Read more...

A cry for help for suicide prevention from Nepal

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From Anne Moss: Narendra and I have been emailing back and forth for a few months. While suicide is stigmatized here in the US, it’s even worse in Nepal, home of Mt. Everest and a country that ranks number 8 in the world for completed suicides and one of the poorest and least developed of the third world countries.

There are no resources in Nepal for suicide and Narendra has been working tirelessly, without funding, to create an ambitious training program to educate citizens to recognize and offer peer to peer support that is in keeping with their culture of Read more...