Take a pause from your schedules and please read this article from fellow-blogger Shining Gem on Student Suicides. I’m sure you will relate with it.
There may have been times when you were a student yourself and faced admonishment for lower grades or unruly behaviour. Or you may be a parent who has to discipline an aggressive teen. Or you may just know someone who is depressed and needs help. Either way, it is our responsibility as a parent, a society and as human beings, to help students who struggle with depression and anxiety owing to the pressure and competition prevailing in our school systems these days.
Please, change things while you still can…
A student’s life is by no means an easy one, but one doesn’t usually realize this. A lot of people say they’d prefer going back to school than continue with their boring work. What they don’t realize is that they’re full grown up adults with a different psychology and approach to things than a student who has not yet been exposed fully to the realities of this world. This of course is not taking into consideration adult full time professional courses like MBA, CA, CFA or PhD but more on that later.
That being said, it becomes extremely important to realize what problems a student, no matter how young or old, faces. Suicide is an extreme step, and many youngsters take that leap without realizing the consequences. They don’t realize how painful it’ll be to their parents, siblings and other loved ones after they’re gone. No matter how poorly one…
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