Stressing the need to focus on the convergence of health and social realities, Dr. Lakshmi Ravikanth, co-dean, The BALM, said that it was important to consider the concerns faced by the marginalised sections of the population in any discussion regarding mental health. … [Read more...] about BALM to train community mental health workers in Sri Lanka
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A separate online platform (psychcare-nimhans.in) has also been set up for mental health support. Several webinars and videos including stress management, social stigma during the coronavirus pandemic, addressing psycho-social concerns of health care workers and dealing with issues of children and senior citizens, among others, are being uploaded regularly by NIMHANS and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on the ministry of health website. … [Read more...] about In India, the deepening of the mental health crisis | Opinion
Or maybe you've used it in the past but haven't renewed your plan or didn't use all of your sessions. … [Read more...] about Mental health care is available through your GP, but what gets in the way?
Soderling, who was the first man to beat Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros in 2009, wrote on Instagram on Tuesday that he “just wanted to crawl out of (his) skin” in 2011, his last year on the tour. … [Read more...] about 2-time French Open finalist Soderling talks of mental health
Dr Desai said that he had raised the matter with the Centre, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the Delhi government, as well as requested it to take it up with the Centre. “There should be clear guidelines about Covid-19 tests for homeless people who don’t have valid identity proofs and contact numbers. We do understand that the directions issued by the chief secretary are in accordance with ICMR guidelines. We have requested the government to take up the matter with the Centre, as the issue needs to be reviewed and sorted out by ICMR and the central government.” … [Read more...] about Lack of identity proof deprives homeless and mentally ill of Covid tests