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Bengaluru techie reaches out to mental health patients to provide group therapy

Five months ago, when these sessions first began, it had only five participants or less. But within a short span, the number has quickly risen to 20 attendees.

published on : 17th September 2018

Plan takes shape for mental rehab of flood-hit kids

Presuming the devastating floods might have taken a toll on the mental health of the children, the state government is planning a slew of interventions.

published on : 14th September 2018

CRPF takes up maiden mental health project to check suicides, depression

The recent data said 156 Central Reserve Police Force personnel died due to heart attack, 38 because of depression and suicide and 435 due to other non-operational reasons last year.

published on : 11th September 2018

Mental health is wealth

One thing that everyone detests is talking about their medical problems in public. And if the problem is associated with mental health, secrecy becomes of paramount importance. 

published on : 30th August 2018

Over eighty-five per cent alcoholics in India do not get treatment

Multiple factors ranging from lack of awareness, to affordability of care, which varied between rural and urban areas, influenced this wide treatment gap.

published on : 28th August 2018

Dedicated cover could build tolerance for mental health issues

IRDAI mandate to insurance companies to bring mental ailments under medical insurance policy is a step in the right direction, say several industry experts.

published on : 20th August 2018

Insurance for mental illness: A step in right direction

The major reason why mental healthcare is so expensive in the country is because no major insurance company provides a policy that covers mental ailment and even if they have a product.

published on : 19th August 2018

‘Most of the inmates in Sangareddy jail suffer from mental illness’

Surprisingly, the several reformative actions taken up by the Prisons Department in ensuring prisoners do not commit a second-time offence seems to be a failure.

published on : 19th August 2018

IRDAI asks insurers to cover mental illness too

Reports suggest that stress is a major cause of depression and can lead to various mental illnesses.

published on : 18th August 2018

Important to have open conversations about mental health: Kanye West

During an appearance at "Jimmy Kimmel Live" West said an integral part of his career success has been embracing each and every part of his identity including bipolar disorder.

published on : 11th August 2018

Exercising for over 90 minutes daily can worsen mental health: Lancet

The study found that people who exercised between three and five times a week had better mental health than people who exercised less or more each week.

published on : 9th August 2018

As influencers we need to break notions attached to mental health: Kangana Ranaut

Kangana Ranaut believes as a celebrity it is her responsibility to work towards breaking the stigma attached to mental health.

published on : 6th August 2018

Rehabilitation services should be individual-centric: NGOs, activists

In order to enhance the integration of people into society, rehabilitation services should be individual-centric and support systems should be improved, they said.

published on : 6th August 2018

Government unveils mental health programme

State Mental Health Survey (SMHS) found out around 14.4 per cent of the state’s population aged 18 and above has suffered psychic disorder once in their lifetime.

published on : 17th July 2018

Weird de-addiction methods push addicts on to the brink

Sources at a few de-addiction centres described the inhuman treatment procedures.

published on : 16th July 2018
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