World Suicide Prevention Day was commemorated by Shri Sathya Sai College of Nursing on 20.09.2022 and the program was held at B.Sc Nursing I Year Class Room. In this regard, a Sensitization Program and Elocution competitions organized for the students. The program was based on World Suicide Prevention Day Theme 2022, “Creating hope through action”.
The aim of the program was to create awareness among the students about prevention of suicide. The program was organized by Dr.Helen Shaji J.C. Principal Shri Sathya Sai College of Nursing and the event was coordinated by Mr.Baskaran.N, Assistant Professor, Department of Mental Health Nursing, SSSCON. The program started at 10 am with a welcome note and the theme was unfolded by Mr.Snowden, Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, SSSCON. A Sensitization talk about suicide prevention was given by Mr. Baskaran.N, during the talk he highlighted about suicide, causes and risk factors, methods, warning signs and prevention steps of suicide. Followed by the sensitization talk, Elocution competition on the theme was organized for the students. Best three participants were appreciated with certificates. Totally 112 students were the beneficiaries, and the programme was end by 12 pm.