How to reduce suicide among youths, by psychiatrist

Dr. Babatunde Suleiman is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Researcher at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso in Oyo State. In this interview with APPOLONIA ADEYEMI, he discusses role of families and communities in reducing suicides in communities, strategies to reduce stigma in mental illness, among others. What are the risk factors for suicide? Everywhere now in the world there is an increasing trend of suicide among young people between age 15 to 24 years. However, some of the risk factors of suicide are old age, mostly people…

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