Mental Health

Vijay Mallya's son Sid to turn author with book on mental health

The actor-producer, who has been part of films like "Brahman Naman" and "Best Fake Friends", has garnered "over three million views" for the web series.

published on : 25th September 2020

Isolation impacts mental health of COVID-19 positive kids  

Anxiety, irritability, weight gain, headaches noticed; Experts say home isolation preferable for young ones  

published on : 21st September 2020

13-year-old girl dies by suicide in Erode after father scolds her for listening to music on mobile phone

While initial reports suggested the child had taken the step as she could not access online classes, police said her parents had made provisions for her to keep up with lessons.

published on : 20th September 2020

COVID-19-triggered mental health cases on the rise, say therapists

What the Foundation found has been confirmed by some of the senior psychiatrists.

published on : 20th September 2020

Medical staff too facing mental health issues

While the focus has been on the mental health issues of Covid patients, what has gone unnoticed are the issues faced by healthcare professionals treating coronavirus patients.

published on : 17th September 2020

Suicidal thoughts among prevalent coronavirus patients, says hospital

The long period of lockdown took a toll on the mental health of people. Doctors at Columbia Asia Hospital in Gurugram say an astounding 70 per cent patients contemplated suicide.

published on : 16th September 2020

Congress in Rajya Sabha demands active government policy to deal with rising mental health issues

Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma said reports indicate that one in seven persons in India is suffering from depression.

published on : 15th September 2020

Psycho-social help needed to tide over COVID-19 pandemic anxiety: Survey

Youngsters in the age group of 18 to 25 indicated a higher level of fear and anxiety as compared to older people.

published on : 15th September 2020

SC to organise workshop to enable staff to cope with stress during COVID-19 pandemic

The workshop will be organized in collaboration with the Director, Institute of Human Behavior and Allied Sciences, Delhi on Tuesday.

published on : 14th September 2020

Stress, self-injuries and suicide: India battles mental health crisis as COVID tally spikes

The worries are rooted in reports of more people inflicting injuries on themselves, several ending their lives and many complaining of depression and severe anxiety.

published on : 14th September 2020

Man tries to kill self at police station after dispute with sarpanch in Rajasthan

The officer said that the Ramdevra resident had given a statement to the police that local authorities demolished a water tank in his farm after he had some dispute with the sarpanch.

published on : 13th September 2020

SC asks Centre to justify 2017 Mental healthcare law on attempt to suicide

The bench observed that Section 115 adversely impacted the effect of Section 309. The bench also sought the assistance of the Attorney General K K Venugopal in this matter.

published on : 12th September 2020

Pandemic takes toll on mental health of young adults, shows poll

Some young people are just beginning their adult lives amid a recession, and older members of the group are already experiencing their second.

published on : 11th September 2020

Noted Indian artist dies by suicide in Muscat at 50

Unni Krishnan, a skilled graphic designer and signboard artist who was a well-known member of the Indian cultural community in Oman, was found hanging at his apartment in Ruwi.

published on : 7th September 2020

Online therapy: Log on to bust that stress, anxiety

At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Shweta Advani, Founder of Mindful Love Tribe, decided to curate a special course to help people beat anxiety and build emotional resilience using mindfulness. 

published on : 4th September 2020
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