“Creating Hope Through Action” is the triennial theme for the World Suicide Prevention Day from 2021-2023. In the experince of the World Health Organisation this theme serves as a powerful call to action for there is an alternative to suicide. Through our actions we can encourage hope in vulnerable people.
By expressing a gesture of love and care for those most at risk, we can generate a sense of hope. No matter how big or small, our support for those who experience suicidal thoughts can provide an incredibly important signal of hope.
World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) was established in 2003 by the International Association for Suicide Prevention together with the World Health Organization (WHO). The 10 September each year aims to focus attention on the issue, reduces stigma in society,
Last year Youmanity produced a cartoon to helo explain how smal gestures can help those who need our support.