Suicide rates: We need to raise our men better

The Khomas Suicide Prevention Task Force was established in September last year by the Namibian Ministry of Health. The deputy minister of health, Dr Esther Muinjangue, said recent statistics show that 679 people died by suicide between January 2021 and May 2022. A total of 559 are men, while 91 are women who ended their lives. During the same period 18 boys and 11 girls died of suicide. Ngamane Karuaihe-Upi, a relationship consultant spoke to In The Newsroom.