Panorama: When Suicidal Thoughts Loom: Be Resilient, Be Optimistic.
26th April 2023.
Experts say financial and economic troubles tend to push many to the edge in Nigeria.
Failure, frustrations here and there, and the inability to do things one’s heart truly desires, can lead to self-reproach, aggression, and the individual reacting to the society he believes is the source of his failure.
According to the World Health Organization, 75% of global suicides occur in low and middle-income countries.
There is a breakdown in the ability to deal with life stresses such as financial problems, relationship breakups, and chronic pain or illnesses during times of crisis.
Life isn’t perfect for anyone, whether they are rich or poor, beautiful or ugly, sick or well. It is critical that we have the strength and resilience to face our fears.
We must maintain hope and perhaps even optimism while maintaining faith in the face of adversity.
– The Punch –