5 Books And Podcasts To Learn About Mental Health
The month of May is known as Mental Health Awareness Month. It was first recognised in The United States of America in 1949. The importance of mental well-being is not lost on most of us. Having said that, there is a lot that needs to be done. One can start by taking the easiest yet most important step; educating oneself and in the process gaining more awareness about mental health issues. How can you observe and do your bit this month? First and foremost, take care of yourself physically and mentally. If you think you need help, do not shy […]
Mental Health Awareness Month 2023: Being More Self-Compassionate
The month of May is designated as the Mental Health Awareness Month. Although it was first acknowledged in 1949, it is always important to acknowledge the importance of mental health to our general wellbeing, the need to raise awareness of it, and the importance of helping those who need it receive treatment. We’re taking this opportunity to highlight the importance of taking care of one’s mental health, starting with the topic of being self-compassionate. Whether or not someone has a mental health problem themselves, Mental Health Awareness Month makes people aware of how mental illness affects their lives, informs them of […]
Creating A Mental Health Crisis Plan
All too often, when bad things occur, we spend hours or days looking back on the situation and wondering what we could have done, what we should have done, to have prevented the situation. The reasons for a mental health crisis can be unique to the person. What a mental health crisis looks like and how it’s treated will also vary from person to person. However, there a few signs that suggest you might be experiencing a mental health crisis. But first, let’s understand what a mental health crisis is. What is a Mental Health Crisis? A mental health crisis […]
What Is A Mental Health Crisis & How To Be Prepared For It?
Mental health disorders are very common in the world with India having one of the highest prevalence of mental illnesses. While the subject is still largely taboo in India, National Health Survey 2016 found that close to 14% of India’s population required active mental health intervention. One in every seven Indians suffers from depressive or anxiety disorder. The numbers have probably doubled today. One of the most common issues faced by many is that families and friends of people who suffer from psychological problems don’t realize that their loved ones are going through a crisis. A mental health crisis […]