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Myths vs facts about awareness of mental health in workplaces/corporates

Over the years, there has been a significant increase in research focusing on mental disorders and their treatments, along with rising awareness about mental health. However, there are still some common misconceptions and stereotypes associated with mental health and neurodiversity , and those diagnosed with them. Such misconceptions can result in stigma against people...

Developmental disabilities and the need to raise awareness about them

As we enter the month of March, it’s time for us to learn a little about Developmental Disabilities. March was proclaimed as a Developmental Disabilities Month by then President of America, Ronald Reagan in 1987 to eradicate workplace discrimination against people with disabilities under the “Americans with Disabilities Act” in 1990. This gave...

World Down Syndrome Awareness Day: Discrimination faced by individuals with Down Syndrome

Observed on March 21st of every year, World Down Syndrome Day, attempts to raise awareness in the public about Down Syndrome: what Down syndrome is, what it means to have Down syndrome, and how persons with Down syndrome play a vital role in lives and communities. Started under the guidance of United Nations...

Celebrating Bipolar Disorder Day: Awareness and De-stigmatisation

World Bipolar Disorder Day is celebrated annually on the 30th of March. This day coincides with the birth anniversary of renowned impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh, who suffered from this disorder. The aim world bipolar disorder day is to raise awareness about this frequently misunderstood disorder, and work toward eroding the stigma faced...