Professor Lakshmi Vijayakumar

Dr. Lakshmi Vijayakumar, consultant psychiatrist based in Chennai, India, is the Founder of SNEHA, a pioneering suicide prevention organisation in India and is the Head, Department of Psychiatry in the Voluntary Health Services, a multi specialty hospital in Chennai. She is an Honorary Associate Professor of the University of Melbourne, Australia. She is also on the World Health Organisation’s International Network for Suicide Research and Prevention.