World Suicide Prevention Day

NSS unit Narayana dental college and hospital celebrated World Suicide Prevention Day (PD) on 10th September, with a theme Working Together to Prevent Suicide in order to provide commitment and action to prevent suicides with various activities and health awareness programs for dental undergraduate, postgraduate students and general public of Nellore. Dental undergraduate & postgraduate students, NSS volunteers attended a candle walk rally from VRC ground to Gandhi Statue and displayed placards and slogans regarding the importance to increase suicide prevention awareness and their outcomes by NSS programme officer Dr. Krishna Kumar. It was well received and public had expressed their support for this campaign. IEC materials like pamphlets were distributed in the rally which was prepared by our students. Sri Mallikarjuna Reddy, DSP attended the program and encouraged students to increase the suicide prevention awareness among the public and to work together to prevent suicide. HODs & staff of various departments had attended the program along with students and made it a grand success.