Thursday, October 10 is World Mental Health Day. First celebrated in 1992, the day was set up by the World Federation for Mental Health to educate and raise awareness of mental health issues for people around the world.
Each year the event has a different theme. Suicide prevention is the primary focus for the 2019 theme for World Mental Health Day. Here are some key facts and figures about suicide from the World Health Organization:
- Suicides are preventable.