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    Telangana State has been facing a distressing problem of increasing student suicides. Education, which should be a positive and hopeful journey for young minds, has instead become a source of extreme stress and despair for many students in the state. This article explores the reasons behind this crisis and suggests potential solutions.

    Statistics show that Telangana consistently ranks among the highest in the country for student suicides. While the exact numbers may vary, it is clear that this is a serious issue that needs immediate attention.

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    One of the main factors contributing to student suicides in Telangana is the immense academic pressure. The constant pursuit of high grades, competitive exams, and fear of failure can heavily burden young minds, leading to stress and anxiety.

    Lack of emotional support is another problem. Many students feel isolated and unsupported in their academic journey due to the stigma surrounding mental health issues. They hesitate to seek help when they need it the most.

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    Parental and societal expectations also play a role. The pressure to excel academically can become overwhelming for students, and the fear of disappointing their loved ones can drive some to take drastic measures.

    Financial burdens and the rising cost of education add to the stress among students. The pressure to secure a well-paying job to support their families can be too much to handle.

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    Bullying and peer pressure worsen the mental health struggles of students. These factors can make school life unbearable for some, pushing them towards desperation.

    To address this crisis, it is crucial to raise awareness about mental health issues and reduce the associated stigma. Educational institutions, parents, and communities should promote open discussions about mental well-being.

    Schools and colleges should provide accessible and confidential counseling services for students. Trained professionals can help students manage their stress and emotions effectively.

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    The education system in Telangana needs to evolve to reduce the extreme pressure on students. A more holistic approach, focusing on skill development and personal growth, could alleviate some of the stress.

    Parents play a vital role in their children’s mental health. They should offer support, understanding, and a nurturing environment instead of undue pressure.

    Schools should implement anti-bullying programs and ensure that students feel safe and respected in their learning environment.

    Career counseling can help reduce anxiety related to future prospects. Students need guidance in making informed career choices that align with their interests and abilities.

    Addressing the rise in student suicides requires a collective effort from educators, parents, policymakers, and society as a whole. By fostering a compassionate and understanding environment, we can hope to reverse this alarming trend and ensure that education becomes a source of empowerment rather than despair for the students of Telangana.

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    Rajesh M
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