Mahira Khan speaks over issue of suicide of female university student

Mahira Khan speaks over issue of suicide of female university student

ISLAMABAD - Mahira Khan, who is a vocal advocate of mental health, took to Twitter to express her thoughts on the incident of suicide of female varsity student.

She asserted the need to take the matter seriously.

Sharing the harrowing account of an eyewitness on Twitter, Mahira wrote, “When will we start taking mental health seriously? When will we stop calling people mad or ridicule them for how they feel?”

She continued, “We need counselors in schools. Not just for students. We need to educate parents and teachers!” View image on Twitter link [image: View image on Twitter] link

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When will we start taking mental health seriously? When will we stop calling people mad or ridicule them for how they feel? We need counselors in schools. Not just for students. We need to educate parents and teachers!! 13:42 - 27 Nov 2018 link

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In another Tweet, Mahira shared an old status by Rushaan, writing, “Maybe we can start by reading and understanding what someone suffering had to say before they left. Rest In Peace…Rushaan Farrukh.” View image on Twitter link [image: View image on Twitter] link

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Maybe we can start by reading and understanding what someone suffering had to say before they left. Rest In Peace.. Rushaan Farrukh 13:55 - 27 Nov 2018 link

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Rushaan’s status had called for more empathy and support for fellows, colleagues and friends and encouraged to be kind to everyone.