#HumJiyenge: A panel discussion to spread awareness on World Suicide Prevention Day
Kolkata/IBNS: A panel discussion was held at Kolkata's Press Club on the occasion of the World Suicide Prevention Day last week.
The panel comprised eminents SudiptaChakraborty, National award winning actress and social activist, Dr TirthankarDasgupta, Psychiatrist, MadhabilataMitra Award Winning Motivational Leader and Trek Leader, Jimmy Tangree, Head 91.9 Friends FM, Mohon Bose Graphologist, Actor ChaitiGhoshal, Calypso king Sumit Roy, and IndrajyotiSengupta, Motivational Speaker and Leadership Trainer.
The panel discussion was moderated by Debajyoti Banerjee, Digital Marketer, Founder and Director, Seven Boats Info-System Private Limited.
The speakers raised their concern on the increase in the number of suicide cases in the country and in west Bengal in particular.
On this occasion a book “AMAL- Suicide prevention awareness Compendium” was launched by the guests.
Speaking about this initiative Debajyoti Banerjee, Digital Marketer, Founder and Director, Seven Boats Info-System Private Limited said, "With #HumJiyenge Seven Boats has taken a step towards spreading true awareness about this extremely misunderstood and stigmatized social issue and creating a safe & compassionate place for people suffering to voice their anguish and find solace and support.
"With support from eminent personalities from different backgrounds with their experiences and opinions, our initiative is to create hope through actions."