Seminar on Prevention of Suicide in Youth

Seminar on “Prevention of Suicide in Youth”

The College had organized visit to the seminar on “Prevention of Suicide in Youth” which
conducted by R. D. National College, Bandra, Mumbai on 8 th September 2018. Students from
BA course namely FYBA, SYBA and TYBA attended this Seminar along with Prof. Amar Salve
BA Coordinator, as the theme of the seminar related to Psychology subject. This Seminar had
two sessions which conducted by two eminent speakers. The first session hold by Prof.
Dr.Mrunalini Purandare who enlightens the audience with the topic of different causes of
increasing number of suicide in youth. She also discussed how to behave with people who
attempt to commit suicide in stressful situation.

The Second Session of the seminar holds by Prof. Aparna Joshi from TISS who touched several
topics relating to remedies on prevention of suicide in youth. She had spoken about the work of
icall organization which provides telephonic counseling sessions to all people who are in trauma.
icall is helping through counseling in Kota region which was standing first in suicide cases in
India. icall plays crucial role in counseling number of people and helps them to come out from
stressful life. After both these sessions Question-Answer session started. This session turned into
brainstorming session as audience was very enthusiastic in asking so many questions. Both these
speakers gave clear insight about the remedies and solutions on the prevention of suicide in
youth. All students were felt enlighten with highly intellectual sessions of the seminar. This visit
to the seminar resulted into fulfilling the purpose of imparting knowledge regarding
psychological perceptions on the problem of suicide in youth. All students received participation
certificates for attending this seminar.

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