Capacity Building suicudes WHO Collaborating Centre for Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion

Capacity Building

Several capacity building programmes have been conducted for health professionals, members of educational institutions, police personnel, women and child development organisations, family practitioners, media professionals, and others. These workshops have focused on mechanisms to destigmatise – decriminalize and develop intervention programmes. 

The CC has also undertaken capacity building programme for media professionals on scientific reporting of suicide in the media through a number of workshops. The CC has also been conducting world suicide prevention day over the last few years. The CC works with a number of professionals within and outside India to strengthen research, formulate national policies and programmes through data and evidence.