A state of hopelessness and despair due to overwhelming life circumstances.
A deliberate and voluntary act of taking one’s own life. A person may contemplate suicide when the crisis they are facing exceeds their ability to cope emotionally.
An external coping resource provided through compassion, empathy, and genuine concern. This is the first step in helping someone out of a crisis and hence reducing their risk of suicide.
Unique Entity Number (UEN): S69SS0047D
Registry of Societies (ROS) reference: 162/69WEL
Commissioner of Charities (COC) reference: 0004
Charity registration number: IPC 000468
IPC status validity till: 31 December 2024