For all of these suicide deaths, there are five individuals hospitalized following self-damage, 25 to 30 suicide endeavors and seven to 10 individuals impacted by every disaster, as indicated by an analysis carried by the Public Health Agency of Canada. Suicide rates are most elevated among specific gatherings, for example, Indigenous people groups, settlers and displaced people, detainees and the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex (LGBTI) people group are on the ascent.
The effects of suicide are felt broadly. The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) as of late announced an increase in travel suicides by the end of 2017, with eight suicide attempts in December alone, and a consistent increase in rates of stress leave by TTC representatives, because of the toll this went up against staff.
Where technology is giving solutions for almost every issue faced in society today, do we have a solution for this? Probably, we do have!
Australia’s first suicide anticipation chatbot for the family and companions of those in an emergency was propelled a week ago by Lifeline, a non-profit association devoted to emergency support and suicide counteractive action. The chatbot, created in association with Twitter, is called #BeALifeline Direct Message (DM) Chatbot. It encourages the family and companions of those in danger to rapidly and effortlessly begin a discussion about suicide.