Putin instructed to improve the prevention of suicide among adolescents
Moscow. 20 Feb. INTERFAX.RU — Russian President Vladimir Putin gave to the government and regions in order to improve the system of prevention of suicides among adolescents.
“The government of the Russian Federation together with Executive authorities of constituent entities of the Russian Federation to make decisions to improve the system of prevention of teenage suicide,” — said in published on the Kremlin website the list of instructions following the meeting of the coordination Council on realization of National strategy of actions in interests of children on November 15.
The order must be made by 30 June.
In 2016, the investigating authorities have established numerous facts of distribution on the Internet, provoking suicidal behavior and urges to commit suicide. There were several closed “groups of death” in social networks. As found by the investigating authorities, only one of them suffered at least 20 teenagers.
In addition, the government together with the regional authorities entrusted until may 25 to consider a phased expansion of the program of neonatal screening.