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#WorldSuicidePreventionDay: Here’s how you can spot the signs of suicidal behaviour in a loved one

World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) observed every year on 10th September is organised by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO).The aim of this day is to create awareness among people about the fact that suicide can be prevented. According to WHO, worldwide about 800,000 people die […]

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#ExamStress: This helpline helped relive stress of 1 lakh students

The helpline was launched by the Maharashtra State Secondary and Higher Secondary Board. It was started to provide counselling to HSC and SSC students. And this service is being provided from February 20 and will go on the till March 22. The student helpline receives around 70 calls per day and has received approximately 1 […]

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Exam stress? Don’t worry, counsellors to help you beat the stress

During the exam season, there is a spate of incidences of students committing suicide are witnessed. Just before and after the exams, depressed students take an extreme step, and end their lives. According to experts, students are significantly under stress during the exam. Tension, peer pressure, fear of not doing well during the exams, parents […]

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Depression: Health Ministry’s poster draws ire of psychiatrists

Depression: Health Ministry’s poster draws ire of psychiatrists

Doctors say that suggestions in tweet seem insensitive as it trivialises depression and over-simplifies it. Mental health professionals state that the message of the poster could be misleading. There have been several responses on twitter in regards to this poster. The poster advised people to go for walks, follow a routine, do yoga, eat fruits, […]

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