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Sunday, November 29, 2020

World Mental Health Day


World Mental Health Day 2020: Importance of recognising and accepting depression

October 11, 2020 10:09 am

Dr Shamsah Sonawalla says, “Over 20% of the world’s population suffers from ‘major’ depression at some point in their lives: that is one of five people globally.” 

World Mental Health Day: These artists are talking about depression, anxiety through comics

October 10, 2020 5:01 pm

World Mental Health Day 2020: Challenging the popular notion that comic books are only for fun and are not meant to be taken seriously, several artists have been using the medium to spread awareness and educate people about several issues that impact the lives of both kids and adults

World Mental Health Day 2020: 5 best meditation apps you can try

October 10, 2020 6:05 pm

From the Calm app to Sattva, five free meditation apps with in-built purchases which will provide you a mindful meditating experience

From self-therapy to a guide on happy life: List of courses on mental health

October 10, 2020 9:31 am

Here are a couple of courses that can help you have a mental check on self and one's loved ones, and help you adopt practices in life which are healthy for your mind.

World Mental Health Day on October 10: Anxiety and stress levels high, Maharashtra helpline gets 1,901 calls during pandemic months

October 09, 2020 11:42 pm

An editorial in The Lancet, to mark the day, stated that 2020 has been a difficult year for mental health. “The threat of infection, repeated lockdowns, social isolation and economic uncertainty have created widespread fear and anxiety,” according to The Lancet authors.

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

October 10, 2019 6:07 pm

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

October 10, 2019 4:56 pm

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.

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

October 10, 2019 1:31 pm

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.

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

October 10, 2019 8:39 pm

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: How to restore wellbeing after pregnancy

October 10, 2019 9:38 am

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.


Celebrities who battled depression and spoke about it

October 27, 2017 2:06 pm

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.