Decriminalising suicide essential in mental health fight


This reenactment shows how a man was saved from his attempted suicide by jumping off the Penang Bridge. A total of 1,080 suicide attempts were recorded last year. — Filepic

In my column last month on teaching children about mental health in school, I wrote about the suicide of a nine-year-old girl.

Since then, we have read about – or in some cases, seen – at least three incidents of suicide.

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