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Mental Health in Caste Minorities

Mental health is not just an indicator of an individual’s neuropsychological health, it is also influenced by a variety of external factors, like their social and interpersonal relationships and their...

22 07 2020 / Posted by Social Media
US Envoy Calls Out Muslim Ostracization & Harassment Due to COVID-19 in India

An ‘envoy’ is defined as a messenger or representative, especially one on a diplomatic mission. Sam Brownback, the US envoy for International Religious Freedom gave a statement on a telephonic...

18 07 2020 / Posted by Social Media
Minority surge in COVID deaths, Maharashtra plans messages in Urdu

The nationwide lockdown and Pandemic have created havoc in the society with thousands of people being affected and hundreds of being died every new day. The situation has been even...

16 07 2020 / Posted by Social Media
Muslim Mental Health during the COVID- 19 Pandemic

(TW: Mention of Suicide, Islamophobia) Coronavirus is understood to be all inclusive, as it affects people from all religions, classes, genders alike; the virus doesn’t discriminate between people based on...

15 07 2020 / Posted by Social Media
Introduction to Minority Mental Health: Mental Health doesn’t discriminate but Access to Healthcare might!

The World Health Organization (WHO) crisply underlines the enjoyment of the highest standard of health as a Fundamental Right of every human being. Health is defined as a state of...

13 07 2020 / Posted by Social Media
Copycat Suicides and the reporting thereof!

Copycat suicide is a term given to an imitative suicidal behaviour that occurs after exposure to another suicide. This often happens after exposure to media reports of a celebrity’s suicide,...

29 06 2020 / Posted by Social Media
The Aftermath of Natural Disasters: Impact on mental health of survivors

India is one of those countries that are highly prone to natural calamities, including, floods, drought, earthquakes, cyclones and landslides. In the past many years, cyclones have affected the coastal...

27 06 2020 / Posted by Social Media
Shocking Truth of LGBT phobia in India

Trigger warning: rape, suicide, abuse, queerphobia. India is believed to be the ‘land of diversity’. Yet, we’re far from being the land of ‘acceptance’. Discrimination against a person due to...

23 06 2020 / Posted by Social Media
Interventions for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition characterized by failure to recover after experiencing or witnessing a terrifying event. This condition may last months or years, with triggers...

15 06 2020 / Posted by R&D
Taxation Commissioner Dies of Suicide

With the highest suicide rate in the South East Asian region, India has a suicide rate of 16.5 suicides per 100,000 people as per the WHOs report (2016). Mental health...

08 06 2020 / Posted by R&D