mental health

One million calls received on government’s mental health helpline: Union Health Ministry

More than one million calls have been received on Tele-MANAS since its launch in October 2022

World Schizophrenia Day 2024: Reasons and Treatment

Every year on 24 May, the day to spread awareness on a serious mental disability named Schizophrenia is held. Every year comes with a new theme, to apply a different approach of awareness this year the theme is “Celebrating the Power of Community Kindness.”  What is Schizophrenia Schizophrenia is one of the oldest and core […]

Explainer: World Hypertension day, measure and manage your Blood Pressure

World Hypertension Day is observed every year on May 17th to raise awareness about high blood pressure, also known as hypertension.

Nurturing our elders: Unpacking Senior Citizens Act, 2007

The Act is a major advancement in India's protection and well-being for senior citizens. In addition to protecting them from abuse and neglect, it has been mandated that children and family members look after their parents and elderly relatives.

Mental health laws need change

India's legislative framework for mental health care has changed significantly over the years, reflecting the country's growing acceptance of mental health and the rights of those who are struggling with mental health concerns.

All you need to know about Parambrata Chatterjee’s wife Piya Chakraborty

NEW DELHI: Piya Chakraborty, who is currently grabbing headlines for marrying Parambrata Chatterjee, an Indian actor and director, is a mental health activist and singer. Early Life: Chakraborty hails from Kolkata, West Bengal, and was raised in a Bengali Hindu household. Her immediate family consists of her father, a retired engineer, and her mother, a homemaker. […]

Mental health of reformers and dissenters among Indian Muslims

Sadaf Vidha is a therapist with a keen interest in exploring the psychosocial aspects of individuals, incorporating elements from clinical material, arts, literature, poetry, politics, and social media. Her approach is influenced by deep psychology, intersecting feminism, Buddhism, and postmodern thought. Vidha utilizes these perspectives in her work with clients, and teaching contexts, as well […]

Mumbai: Depressed railway constable shoots dead 4 in moving train

The accused is struggling with metal and family-related problems

Embarrassed with ‘bad’ facial features, man kills himself in Bihar

"Kindly forgive me, mother," he wrote in a suicide note

Olympic Medalist Lovlina Alleges Mental Harassment Ahead Of Commonwealth Games

NEW DELHI: Tokyo Olympics bronze medalist Lovlina Borgohain on Monday created a stir by alleging that her training for Commonwealth Games has been thrown out of gear because of the shabby treatment meted out to her by the authorities. Lovlina claimed one of her coaches was denied entry to the Commonwealth Games Village, while another […]