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.
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.
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.
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.