First Lady Kim Gun-hee, spouse of President Yoon Seok-yeol안전놀이터, encouraged front-line police officers performing suicide-related rescue work on the 28th and said, “You are doing a great job with your dedication.”
Spokesperson Lee Do-woon said in a written briefing that Mrs. Kim had a meeting with police officers from the Yonggang, Hongik, and Sogang Police Stations and the Han River Police Station at the Yonggang Police Station, Mapo-gu, Mapo-gu, Seoul that afternoon.
She continued, “Korea’s suicide rate is said to be the highest in the world. The suicide rate in women is especially high. Ninety-five percent of suicides also have aspects of social homicide. Various ways of thinking and support are needed to create a healthy society.” “he said.
At the same time, she added, “Suicide among the younger generation continues to rise. Suicide should not be the loneliest choice young people make.”
After listening to the rescue experiences of front-line police officers, such as those who relayed suicide attempts in real time and attempted suicide by family members and teenagers, she said, “We will save the lives of those who are attempting suicide and help each and every one of them play a role in society.” Thank you again and again.
Mrs. Kim listened to suggestions from them, such as expanding CCTV on the Han River bridge, securing an emergency hospital bed after rescue, and providing professional counseling.