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Those who are suicidal 'need help, not punishment'

11 Sep 2018

SMU Dean of Students and Professor of Sociology (Practice) Paulin Straughan said decriminalising suicide is a big step towards recognising the importance of destigmatising mental illness. "Attempted suicides are a cry for help and we must embrace a whole-of-society approach to help those afflicted to lead normal, productive lives," she added.

Source: 
The Straits Times

Last updated on 12 Sep 2018 .