According to reports from the World Health Organization, suicide is among the top three leading causes of death worldwide. In the past 45 years, suicide rates have increased by 60% and the common root of it is mental health disorders.
What is more alarming is that children as young as 10-year-old are now commiting suicide. Suicide rates among young people have increased rapidly so much that they are now the group at highest risk.
Children’s Mental Health Week
During this year’s Children’s Mental Health week, Millie’s Trust reposted a disturbing photo taken in 2017 in an attempt to raise awareness about the mental health of young children. Millie’s Trust is a non-profit organization that aims to save lives by providing education and training to parents, teachers and youth leaders.
The striking photo…
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