Highlight of Suicide Prevention week Activity 2011 [ Back ]

Sun 04.09 - Sat 10.09.2011
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Makro Foundation (MaFo) has observed Suicide Prevention Week from 5th September 2011- 10th September 2011 a weeklong awareness drive  to mark the worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicide  and commemorate World Suicide Prevention Day 10th September 2011.

The objective was to raise Awareness in Multicultural Society and Encourage People to Adopt Help Seeking behavior and Prevent Death through Suicide.

The event was organized in two phases:
1) Online Campaign through Social Networking Sites to promote Suicide is preventable.
2) Outdoor Events to raise awareness about Depression, Suicide and its Prevention.

Outcome: The series of events is organized is to raise awareness through Collaboration and partnerships between communities, practitioners, research and industry about suicide being a major preventable cause of premature death.
· 800 school and college students oriented.
· 250 people participated in Suicide Prevention Candle Light March on 8th Sep 2011.
· 3000 flyers distributed, 40 posters stuck between 5th- 10th September 2011.