World Mental Health Day

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From depression to anxiety: Celebs who have opened up about their battle with mental health

This year, on World Mental Health Day on October 10, here's a look at celebrities who have found courage to fight mental health disorders and have subsequently inspired others too.

World Mental Health Day 2019: Why we need to talk about postnatal depression

In the Indian community, while it's said that “a baby is not born to a couple but to the neighbourhood and the extended family”, we still see an increasing number of women in India succumbing to postpartum depression.


Caring is the best medicine, says a suicide survivor

On World Mental Health Day, Niraj Doshi, co-founder of a mental health organisation, SALUBRIUM, recalls his battle with depression and surviving multiple suicide attempts.

It's not teenage drama: 5 ways to tackle suicidal talk

Mental Health Awareness India: Parents must keep communication doors open, be positive and non-judgmental, listen and express support, care, love while acknowledging their thoughts and their challenges.

World Mental Health Day: 9,358 calls pertaining to anxiety, depression in last three years in Pune

Callers at the state-run Health Advice Call Center 104 are mainly counselled for anxiety and depression, followed by queries on reproductive and sexual health.

World Mental Health Day: Anxiety to eating disorder, look for these signs in kids

Mental Health Awareness India: Mental problems in children manifest quite differently than they do in adults. If a child's grades are slipping continually and they seem unable to concentrate, focus, there might be trouble brewing. Rapidly losing weight, throwing-up could be sure signs of an evolving eating disorder.


World Mental Health Day 2019: How to restore wellbeing after pregnancy

World Mental Health Day 2019: What one must realise is that our body and health is so important to be able to run around with the child, especially if going back to work is on the charts.

Diabetes: Antidepressants linked to heightened pregnancy-related risk, says study

Previous research looking at the potential link between antidepressant use and gestational diabetes risk has proved inconclusive and has been hampered by study design.

The place between breaths

As World Mental Health Day draws close (October 10), a look at diverse individuals trying to help break the stigma by understanding, innovating and attempting to cure mental health issues

World Mental Health Day: Lady Gaga writes powerful letter about suicide and stigma around mental health

“Suicide is the most extreme and visible symptom of the larger mental health emergency we are so far failing to adequately address", said Lady Gaga.

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Celebrities who battled depression and spoke about it

Depression, though a glaring reality, is often treated as an ugly word and is not included in conversations and discussions. However several celebrities who have gone through this have later spoken up on the issue, and have done a great job at that.