Suicide is at present 3rd leading cause of death among youth and adolescents worldwide. It is a serious health problem among the youth. This not only result in a direct loss of many young lives but also has many disruptive psychosocial and adverse socioeconomic effects. From the perspective of public mental health suicide among youth is the main issue to address. There is a growing recognition that prevention strategies need to be tailored to the region specific demographic of country and to be implemented in a culturally sensitive manner. There has been an increase in the rate of suicide in India over the years and various factors contribute for the suicide. The motives and modes of suicide are also distinct from one region to other region.