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10 warning Signs of Suicide

The recent suicide by the young and talented Indian actor Sushant Singh Rajput has once again brought the issue of mental health to the front.Even though it is beyond the scope of this post to speculate about what compelled the immensely loved actor to end his life,it is definitely time for us to be open to the possibility that  a person could be hiding enormous pain behind a dazzling smile and successful looking social media life. Actor Sushant Singh Rajput                                              With 57 million people in India suffering from depression ,Depression is one of the leading causes of suicide in India.The fact that it has now become the second leading cause of death among young Indians is further alarming. A Suicide can be prevented and Depression can be treated, all we need is compassion and sensitivity  to pick up the early signs of Depression and take timely action. Causes of Depression  Depression can affect any age ( Yes, children and even pets may suffer from it