Forecasting the mood

Forecasting the mood Author: Sushmita Singh The December 2019 coronavirus disease outbreak as seen in many countries across the globe is a pandemic which has made people who have potentially come into contact with the infection to isolate themselves at home or in a dedicated quarantine facility. Many countries, including India, have declared lockdown for […]

Boredom and Adolescents

Boredom and Adolescents It is not uncommon for kids to say that they are “bored”, but the frequent usage of this word by teenagers, could be a cause for concern, though not always realized by parents. During adolescence (10 to 19 years) various physical and mental changes and growth take place in an individual. Though […]


Wellness Mental Health is an integral and essential component of health. It is fundamental to our collective and individual ability as humans to think, emote, interact with each other, earn a living and enjoy life. On this basis, the promotion, protection and restoration of mental health can be regarded as a vital concern of individuals, […]

Mental Health : Time to talk

Mental Health : Time to talk Mental health issues are nothing to be ashamed of or to hide. Stigma persists because we misunderstand mental health issues. We think mental health issues are somehow volitional, but people don’t intentionally develop mental health problems. So, let’s change this approach by starting a conversation because it’s OK to […]

Suicide and Self -Harm

Suicide and Self – Harm According to WHO data, the age standardized suicide rate in India is 16.4 per 100,000 for women (6th highest in the world) and 25.8 for men (ranking 22nd).There could be many reasons behind a person committing suicide. Poor mental health care system in India is linked to the high suicide […]

School And Mental Health

School And Mental Health Mental health encompasses the ability to cope with life’s challenges, social, emotional, and behavioural health. Mental health issues are linked to negative outcomes such as academic and behaviour problems, dropping out, and delinquency.School mental health services are essential for creating and sustaining safe schools. It is vital to improve the physical […]