“Saving our kids from sexual predators: something more than good – bad touch”

  Sexual violence against children has been in news more and more in the coming years. It is not that this is a recent happening, it has always been there but with increasing awareness, its reporting has increased too. All the parents are talking to their kids about good touch and bad touch, deciding upon …

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The Blue Whale Game – What is the Real Challenge?

The Blue Whale Game has got everyone worried and all the parents alert. whatever the age, all parents are telling their children not to download the game, restricting and monitoring the mobile phone usage of their kids whatever the age. The real challenge though is to realize that something will always be there and we …

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Whats more Dangerous? Mental Illness or Stigma?

Mental illness can it self be quite impairing and in some cases incapacitating, in the manner that it prohibits or prevents an individual from engaging effectively into the social and occupational spheres of life. This may happen during the active illness state or even with some residual symptoms of the illness despite adequate treatment, which …

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Depression: lets talk! World Health Day 7 April, 2017

                    Worldwide prevalence of depression is almost 322 million, which means that around us, amongst our own loved ones there are people suffering from this tormenting disease. Yet, we are unable to identify their suffering (people tend to hide it well as depression is a sign …

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Psychological First Aid – World Mental Health Day Theme 2016!

PSYCHOLOGICAL FIRST AID: GOOD COMMUNICATION: THINGS TO SAY & DO 1. Try to find a calm place, free of distractions to talk to. 2. Be patient & calm. 3. Show that you are listening – nod and make eye contact. 4. Stay close, but keep a comfortable distance as a person who has undergone a …

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World Mental Health Day 2016

The world mental health day is celebrated every year on the 10th of October to create awareness about mental illness in the masses. The first mental health day was celebrated in 1942 and since then has been carried n with greater participation till date. This year’s mental health day theme is – Psychological First Aid! …

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Care Giver Burden of Persons with Mental Illness

Care giving for a person with psychiatric illness is quite different from care giving for a person with physical illness. Psychiatric illness has a multidimensional presentation extending much beyond the emotional and mental schemas. It is not just the longevity but the lack of insight and acceptance on the part of patient and family, the …

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Understanding Women Mental Health

Gender is a critical determinant of mental health, meaning that it plays an important role in defining susceptibility and exposure to a variety of mental health risks. Not only that, gender differences make help seeking difficult and tiresome. To simplify our understanding on this vast subject, let us break it up into parts RATE DIFFERENCES …

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Understanding the Mental Health Scenario in Delhi State

Understanding the Mental Health Scenario of Delhi State Delhi or Dilli as it is called fondly by its residents, is known to be the heart of the country. Delhi is a leader in the field of Healthcare service providers across the nation and is known to attract the residents not just from nearby states but …

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Stress Management

Stress management In a metropolitan city like Delhi, it is a rule of thumb for an individual to feel stressed. The humdrum of the daily routine, fighting against the clock to be ahead of deadlines, the surrounding traffic, blaring of horns and even if not that, the rising swarm of people in the metro…to surpass …

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