Five out of 10 students know at least one person who has attempted suicide

This Friday morning, motion was taken to stop suicide at Prasa Arya Coelho

Students in Semed’s motion at Ary Coelho Square. (Photo: Marilee Barros)

Although it’s nonetheless taboo within the house, melancholy and suicide amongst youngsters is a actuality. Eight out of each 10 students within the capital dwell with somebody affected by melancholy and 5 say they know somebody who has attempted suicide.

Semed (Municipal Education Department) and the Valorização da Vida program organized an occasion this Friday (23), in Praça Arri Coelho, to lift consciousness of suicide prevention among the many students of the Municipal (*10*) School Governor Arnaldo Estevão de Figueiredo.

Student Giovanna Pereira, 16, had already heard concerning the marketing campaign on the Internet, and what she discovered helped her assist buddies affected by melancholy.

“I heard concerning the marketing campaign on TV and at faculty. I feel that is good as a result of I’ve shut buddies who have attempted suicide. At house, after I complained that I used to be sick, my mother and father have been understanding and validating what I felt,” he stated.

Jose Antonio Campagna, an 18-year-old scholar, says he skilled firsthand what it is wish to endure from melancholy. “I discovered concerning the marketing campaign on TV and thru the marketing campaign at the well being heart. When I felt that my well being was not good, I discovered the way in which in myself. Even although I felt like I wasn’t 100% recovered, I did not search skilled assist, and I do not know anybody who has sought psychiatric assist or attempted suicide.”

Yellow September was a marketing campaign created by the federal authorities in 2015 and since it’s nonetheless current, not everybody is aware of about it. This is the case of 17-year-old scholar Victor Hugo Cavalhero Nogueira. “I by no means heard of Yellow September and suicide, however I lived with some classmates who have been depressed,” he stated.

No one is aware of Eduardo Belardes Cabral, 16, who has tried to take his personal life or who has melancholy. “I already talked to my mother and pa about it and so they calmed down.”

Students during the lecture this morning.  (Photo: Marilee Barros)
Students throughout the lecture this morning. (Photo: Marilee Barros)

However, different youngsters, like 16-year-old Andrea Szychowski, dwell the same actuality at house. “I’ve uncles in my household who have melancholy and are present process therapy, one of them has already attempted suicide. I additionally had a classmate who self harmed. I feel suicide just isn’t a subject we discuss a lot, as a result of typically we’re afraid to say the incorrect factor about it.”

The actuality is that this illness just isn’t unusual and might have an effect on many households identical to every other bodily illness. However, every person has a unique method of coping with issues. In some properties, ache is welcomed and thought of one thing pure. Diane Chavez Barbosa and Caroline Moares, each 17 years outdated, are examples of this.

“A good friend with melancholy obtained worse as a result of she wasn’t getting therapy help, however in my home, my grandfather had the onset of melancholy, so my mother and father at all times stored this house open. They knew it wasn’t one. Vinod, somebody I knew. However, I feel you will need to discuss suicide outdoors of the household setting, as a result of there are a lot of folks who don’t have help at house and must open up”, reported Diane.

Caroline says she would not know about any near-suicide incidents, however her mother and father at all times choose her up. “They take heed to me and provides me recommendation on life’s issues.”

But this isn’t at all times the case. In the house of 16-year-old Eduarda Assis, for instance, the problem just isn’t mentioned even when a relative has already dedicated suicide. “My mother and father are very tight-lipped, we hardly ever discuss emotions at house, however I feel it is necessary to debate”, he emphasised.

Ana Anita de Oliveira, 16, is accustomed to the topic, however suicide has by no means affected these near her. “I’ve family and friends with melancholy, they’re getting therapy and so they have not attempted suicide.” Unlike Rodrigo Lopes, 16 years outdated. “I had buddies who suffered alone, did not search medical assist.”

Yellow September – 80 students from EM Agrícola Governador Arnaldo Estevão de Figueiredo participated on this motion. There was dance, drama, bodily actions, face portray, pamphlet distribution, music and popcorn and cotton sweet presentation.

According to 2019 statistics, the yr of the final survey carried out by the WHO (World Health Organization), 14,000 suicides are reported yearly in Brazil and greater than 700,000 instances worldwide.

There are six CAPS (Psychosocial Care Centres) within the capital, all with 24-hour emergency on-demand providers for disaster sufferers. Outpatient care is offered in accordance with the affected person’s schedule, who is already being adopted up within the unit or has been referred for on-site care by the referral well being unit within the area the place he lives.

This can be attainable in psychological well being outpatient clinics – via common schedules and in grownup care models, wherein sufferers are receiving therapy and don’t have a spot to remain throughout this era.

For sufferers in disaster, care can be attainable in any 24-hour unit within the capital, with the affected person stabilized in place and transferred to a psychiatric mattress if mandatory. In these pressing and emergency models, the affected person is handled with treatment and is accompanied by an expert from the psychosocial help community on responsibility throughout his keep.


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