Shocking! More than 5 lakh people diagnosed with mental disorders in Maha

Mental illnesses are brain-based conditions that affect thinking, emotions, and behaviours. Since we all have brains – having some kind of mental health problem during your life is really common. Mental health problems may be related to excessive stress due to a particular situation or series of events. As with cancer, diabetes and heart disease, […]

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#MentalHealth: Doctors to train teachers on identifying symptoms of mental illness in students

Soon, school teachers from Mumbai will be able to identify, the symptoms of mental illness among students. On the occasion of World Mental Health Day, Mumbai’s civic-run Nair hospital, and Indian Psychiatrist Society (IPS) have joined hands to impart this training to the teachers. Around 400 teachers of various schools will be trained under this […]

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#WorldMentalHealthDay: St George Hospital to start OPD for mental illness patients  

Mumbai’s state-run St George hospital to start an Out Patient Department (OPD) for the patients suffering from mental illness. This will be a pilot project, which will kick-start from last week of October. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Madhukar Gaikwad, Medical Superintendent of St George hospital said, “Tension, stress, lifestyle issues and many […]

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World Mental Health Day: Seven celebrities who are raising awareness about it

World Mental Health Day: Eight celebrities who are raising awareness about it

From Stephen Fry and Glen Close to Prince Harry and Lady Gaga, more and more famous people are breaking down the stigma. Zayn Malik Former One Direction star Zayn Malik has been open about his anxiety since he talked about panic attacks which caused him to cancel performances in his 2016 autobiography. He said “anxiety […]

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WorldMentalHealthDay: Pune mental hospital ‘family ward’ to unite patient and family

The regional mental hospital in Yerawada, Pune, Maharashtra, has started a Family Ward for the patients suffering from mental illness. The ward aims to bring the patients and the family together. So that the patients can spend time with their families Past week, on October 02, the ward began to function. For a patient, the […]

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