mental health

Implementing Mental Health Care Act, Telangana informs High Court

Counsel also informed the court about the establishment of a 225-bed hospital dedicated to providing medical care and accommodation to mentally ill patients.

published on : 23rd September 2023

A portal to aid mental health

The website, launched on Independence Day, born out of the idea that mental health services can reach anybody anywhere at any time.

published on : 21st September 2023

Mental health mandate: Here's a guidance to illnesses, symptoms, and how to reach out for help

Experiencing dips in energy or anxiety or negative thoughts?

published on : 20th September 2023

High-pressure jobs taking a toll on the health of corporate employees

Stress can manifest in various ways and lead to psychological issues such as anxiety, substance abuse and depression. In extreme cases, it can lead to hopelessness and self-harm.

published on : 19th September 2023

Building a better you

Here are some simple practices and habits to build self-esteem without relying on external validation.

published on : 17th September 2023

Psychedelic drug MDMA eases PTSD symptoms in a study that paves way for possible US approval

Earlier this year, Australia became the first country to allow psychiatrists to prescribe MDMA and psilocybin, the psychoactive ingredient in psychedelic mushrooms.

published on : 15th September 2023

Healing through words

Through ‘Silenced Emotions’, Muhammed Sahal Cev, a 23-year-old psychologist in Kozhikode, is helping people heal their trauma by engaging in conversations with a stranger

published on : 14th September 2023

L-G gives nod to set up State Mental Health Authority

The L-G slammed government apathy in this critical sphere, approving a proposal for the constitution of SMHA with directions to immediately initiate the process of appointing experts.

published on : 12th September 2023

An end in sight for this silent killer

A transformative approach known as Renal Denervation Therapy comes into play as an alternative for treating resistant hypertension.

published on : 12th September 2023

Karnataka: Regular counselling helps cut suicide attempts

Karnataka health department data has shown that the District Mental Health Programme, has been helpful in reducing the number of cases. 

published on : 10th September 2023

The mental and physical tolls of the tennis season weigh on players by the US Open

Professional athletes offering frank thoughts on mental health is still a relatively recent development.

published on : 8th September 2023

Naomi Osaka returns to the US Open for a discussion about mental health with Michael Phelps

The former No. 1-ranked player has said she intends to return to action at the Australian Open next January.

published on : 7th September 2023

Hope in the void

Studies have shown a higher rate of suicide behaviour in relatives of suicide victims or attempters, which signifies that heredity, also plays an important role.

published on : 6th September 2023

Corporate women face stress, stereotypes more as compared to men, survey

The survey was conducted among corporate employees from managers to Chief Executive Officers working in eight sectors, from FMCG, automobile, BPO, Banking, and Durable.

published on : 31st August 2023

Manipur: Kuki-Zo man with mental health conditions wanders into Meitei village, locals ensure he is safely sent back

A Kuki-Zo tribal man with mental health conditions wandered into a Meitei village. But the people ensured that he was sent back to his village without any harm.

published on : 27th August 2023

Woman wakes up from sleep, beats 23-year-old son to death with iron rod

According to Maduravoyal police, the woman identified as Selvi was living with her husband and son in Puliambedu near Maduravoyal.

published on : 21st August 2023

Project Stride to prevent suicides in Bhubaneswar-Cuttack

As part of the project, two research associates have been appointed to work with police to strengthen suicide prevention efforts.

published on : 12th August 2023

Bengaluru women set up mental health camps to help Manipur heal

Krithika, psychiatrist Dr Radhika Murugeshan, and mental health professional Sujadevi Adimooli LR have been in Manipur for five days.

published on : 11th August 2023

Protect mental health of prisoners to ensure social reintegration after release: Delhi HC

While imprisonment restricts the right to liberty, it does not restrict other human rights of the convict, said the court in a recent order.

published on : 10th August 2023

Protect prisoners' right to dignity, mental and emotional health: Delhi HC

Prison administration should be sensitised about issues of the mental and emotional health of inmates, says HC.

published on : 10th August 2023
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