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Oct 10, 2018
World Mental Health Day: One in every sixth person in India needs help, awareness campaigns are need of the hourAccording to the NMHS survey, people in the lower income group suffer more from mental health problems
Apr 19, 2017
Prince Harry speaks out on depression: Will it help break the silence around mental health?When a high profile royal celebrity like Prince Harry speaks out about the mental torment that he underwent after the sudden death of his mother Diana, Princess of Wales in 1997, that frank admission can become a potential catalyst to triggering much-needed conversations around mental illness
Oct 11, 2016
Mental Health Care Bill prevents discrimination on the basis of sexuality, unlike Section 377If the nation causes duress with an inhuman, unscientific and insensitive law that is detrimental to mental health through Section 377, and then it offers the same people access to mental health without discrimination under clause 21(1)(a) of the new Mental Health Care Bill
Aug 13, 2016
Mental Health Care Bill: A much-needed reform that still has a long way to goThe largely-neglected field of mental health finally got some much-needed attention with the passage of the Mental Health Care Bill.
Aug 09, 2016
Mental Health Care Bill decriminalising suicide passed in Rajya SabhaA bill which seeks to decriminalise suicide and provide better healthcare for people suffering from mental illness was passed by the Rajya Sabha on Monday.
Aug 21, 2013
New mental health bill decriminalising suicide introduced in Rajya SabhaFor the first time in the history of criminal law reform in the country, Mental Health Care Bill, 2013 seeks to decriminalise acts of suicide by linking them to the state of mental health of the person attempting the act.