After a successful launch in 2003, World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is now held every year on the 10th September. On this day, numerous events, conferences, campaigns and local activities call to public attention one of the world’s largest causes of premature and unnecessary death – suicide.
#WorldSuicidePreventionDay has been trending globally today on Twitter today. Here are a selection of our favourites:
As a suicide attempt survivor, I can tell you it does get better. The darkness doesn't last forever #NeverGiveUp #WorldSuicidePreventionDay
— Aubri 🎗 (@aubrixxcolleenb) September 10, 2015
"Verily, after hardship comes ease" (Quran 94:5) #WorldSuicidePreventionDay pic.twitter.com/1xSMKgxRUm
— Imams Online (@ImamsOnline) September 10, 2015
This is so important.
Everyone needs to see this ! pic.twitter.com/sCBPGN3xA7
— Luisa (@SunbeamMiley) September 10, 2015
A word to all the people struggling today @RoosterTeeth @AchievementHunt @JoelHeyman #WorldSuicidePreventionDay pic.twitter.com/nmRg2dPuUB
— Noah Psutka (@NoahPsutka) September 10, 2015
Depression is nothing to be ashamed of and does not have a gender, race, class, sexual preference or age. #WorldSuicidePreventionDay
— Brick + Mortar (@brickandmortar) September 10, 2015
— Who is Hussain (@WhoIsHussain) September 10, 2015
People who reach to suicide believe it's the only place left to run away to. Give them a place, be their escape! #WorldSuicidePreventionDay
— Dima Safieddine (@dimasafieddine) September 10, 2015