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Oct 29, 2018
Dearth of coping mechanisms for mental health issues in India adds to growing spectre of violence, say expertsThe latest National Mental Health Survey from 2015-16 emphasised that an estimated 150 million people across India need mental health care interventions.
Oct 21, 2018
Health Ministry asks states to set up mental health authority, review boards to implement Mental Health Care ActThe Union Health Ministry has asked all the states to set up State Mental Health Authority and District Mental Health Review Board to ensure effective implementation of the Mental Health Care Act, 2017.
Feb 22, 2018
Jumping genes become active in critical brain areas as we age: StudyTransposon is a piece of DNA sequence with an inherent ability to move from one genomic location to another.
Dec 30, 2017
Ram Nath Kovind says Indians shouldn't treat mental health as 'guilty secret', calls for 'national mission' to tackle the issueCalling for a national mission to make mental health facilities accessible to all, President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday said India must fight against the stigma surrounding mental health.
Jun 14, 2017
Mental Healthcare Law: Drastically changes understanding of illness, but will it be effective?False incarceration of persons accused of suffering from mental illness has been a long-standing issue.
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
Apr 08, 2017
Mental Healthcare Bill: Despite the positive reform, a lot more needs to be done for the mentally illOn 27 March, Lok Sabha, in a unanimous decision, passed the landmark Mental Healthcare Bill, 2016, a legislation seeking to rectify our country’s apathy hitherto towards people suffering from mental afflictions.
Feb 12, 2016
Smartphone addiction: Here's how to identify and the need for correctionA decade ago, no one may have thought we would ever need technology detox centers, but the existence of National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) in Bengaluru explains a lot about the start of a new era of addictions.
Aug 17, 2015
'Mentally unstable' undertrial snatches rifle from cops in Nimhans; killed in commando operationAn undertrial who was brought to the country's top mental health institute NIMHANS, snatched a rifle from an escort policemen and fired 23 rounds randomly.
Oct 10, 2013
Toddlers seeking psychiatric help: The kids are not alrightA Nimhans report finds that one in five patients seeking psychiatric help is a toddler. Instead of panicking about working parents and a collapse of the family, a more practical solution likes in good daycare centres.