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Mental Health: Where To Start
Mental Health: Where To Start

Sat, 18 May

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Mental Health: Where To Start

From Awareness To Action

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18 May 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm IST

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About the event

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

In this special month, we aim to raise the Happiness quotient in individuals & reverse the rise in depression by,

  • Raising awareness about mental health and it’s continuum,
  • Reducing stigma associated with mental illness,
  • Promoting help seeking behaviors and practices for mental hygiene and,
  • Preventing suicide through education and outreach events.

Event Details: Topics covered

  • Understanding Mental Health: Navigating the Four States
  • Identifying early signs of depression and causes for distress
  • Unlocking the secret to enhancing mental health
  • #FindYourLight
  • First step to good Mental Health
  • Self-care techniques for Mental Hygiene

Mental Health - A Global Concern

  • According to World Health Organisation (WHO), Depression will be the biggest mental health illness by 2030.
  • In India, 56 million people suffer from depression and another 38 million suffer from anxiety disorders which are nearly 18% of the global estimate.
  • The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data on suicidal rates show that Maharashtra had the highest student deaths by suicide in 2021 with 1,834 deaths, followed by Madhya Pradesh with 1,308, and Tamil Nadu with 1,246 deaths.
  • Suicide is the 2nd leading reason of death in college students.

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