Year: 2020 Source: European Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. (2020), 7(5), 643-649. SIEC No: 20200388

Introduction: Suicide is a permanent act for a temporary problem. This is very difficult to discuss but silence can have tragic results and knowledge can save lives. Aims: To assess the knowledge and attitude of young adults regarding suicide. Methods: The cross-sectional-Descriptive Research Design, were used. The sample comprises of 50 young adults, a non-probability purposive sampling technique was used to select the sample for the study.
The data were analyzed according to the objectives of the study using descriptive and inferential statistics.
Results: 44% of the young adult were considered to have good knowledge, 50% average and 6% have poor
knowledge about suicide. The Majority of 60% the young adult were agreed with suicides occur with no previouswarning. Conclusion: Suicidal ideation is the main problem among young adults. So we can work on suicide by giving information to people. It can be prevented by increasing knowledge, awareness and emerging positive attitudes.