Attempted Suicide Rate on the Rise in Thailand

About 53,000 people attempt suicide in Thailand each year – an average of six per hour – and 4,000 succeed in taking their own lives.

Attempted Suicide Rate on the Rise in Thailand

BANGKOK – Thailand’s Department of Mental Health reported on Wednesday the rate of attempted suicide in Thailand has steadily risen over the past few years. Director-general Dr. Kiattiphum Wongrajit said approximately 53,000 people attempt suicide in Thailand each year – an average of six per hour – and 4,000 succeed in taking their own lives […]

Thailand’s Mental Health Dept Estimates 53,000 Thais Attempt Suicide Annually

A spokesman for the Department of Mental Health said today that each suicide death affects the mental health of those who are close to the victim.

Thailand’s Mental Health Dept Estimates 53,000 Thais Attempt Suicide Annually

  BANGKOK – Thailand’s Department of Mental Health, has estimated that 53,000 Thais will attempt to commit suicide this year, which is equivalent to six people per hour. The alarming finding has shocked Thais and marks World Suicide Prevention Day. The department stated that there are people with a tendency to want to end their […]