Do you think your friend or any other member of your family is about to commit suicide? Suicide is not inevitable and you can help prevent it. According to World Health organization 2.2 lakh suicide deaths happen per year in India. Most of them between the age of 15 to 39 years. How social connection helps Depression is the biggest cause of suicide and knowing how to talk to someone who is having suicidal or depressed thoughts can be a great way of showing support. A person commits suicide when he/she believes that there is nothing left for them in this world.