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Mumbai SOS : Help Siddhant, with autism, find his way home ‎ #Search4Siddhant‬

  SOS – Help Siddhant find his way home! Siddhanth Sudhakar, a young adult with autism, is missing since 7 pm on 28 Oct ’14 from  Kandivali, Mumbai He has passed his 12th but has poor social skills. He speaks and understands… Continue Reading →

Court orders 500 beds at the only mental hospital Bihar #healthcare

18-Jun-2014   PATNA: A division bench of Patna high court, comprising Justice Navin Sinha and Justice Prabhat Kumar Jha, on Tuesday, while hearing a suo motu cognizance case, expressed its displeasure over the state government’s apathy towards the only mental hospital… Continue Reading →

World Mental Health Day- You know the facts or believe the Myths ? #mustread

Today is World Mental Health Day. Every year on 10th of October, The World Health Organization joins in celebrating the World Mental Health Day. The day is celebrated at the initiative of the World Federation of Mental Health and WHO… Continue Reading →

#India- Supreme Court rules -Man can’t dump wife on grounds of schizophrenia #Vaw #goodnews

19-Sept-2013   J. Venkatesan   “It is a treatable, manageable disease, on par with hypertension and diabetes”   NEW DELHI : Temporary ill-health including schizophrenia, a mental illness, which is curable, cannot be a ground for divorce under Section 13 (1)… Continue Reading →

#India- Law aims to ensure humane touch for mental patients #mustshare

The Mental Healthcare Bill, 2013 tabled in Rajya Sabha Mahendra Singh TNN New Delhi: A legislation to protect rights of persons with mental illness and ensure people with such disabilities are treated humanely by banning practices like tonsuring or chaining… Continue Reading →

The Troubled Beautiful Minds of India #Sundayreading

Author(s): Vibha Varshney , Kundan Pandey  Aug 15, 2013 |  Down to Erath They are there—each residential area has its mentally disturbed people; each family has anecdotes of crazy relatives. Nobody wants to acknowledge them. As pressures of life grow, so do troubles of… Continue Reading →

#India – Mental Health Care Bill cleared by Cabinet

The Union Cabinet  cleared the Mental Health Care Bill, 2013 that makes access to mental health care a right of all persons Submitted on Fri, 06/14/2013 – 16:55 The Union Cabinet on Thursday cleared the Mental Health Care Bill, 2013… Continue Reading →

Corporates cashing in on mental-health diagnosis

By Adam McGibbon  Are we heading towards a mass-medicated society? Sriram Balla, under a CC License Are you a disruptive person? Are you occasionally reluctant to part with possessions? Is your child defiant, or prone to temper tantrums? Are you grieving from the… Continue Reading →

Mumbai- Call HELPLINE 022-24131212 for any Mental Health Issue

100 calls a day, mental health helpline a hit Bhavika Jain, TNN May 23, 2013, MUMBAI: Life in fast-paced Mumbai seems to be taking a toll on its citizens. In just four days after the BMC launched its mental health helpline… Continue Reading →

Kurukshetra- Missing Prachi Kumari since 16days Kidnapped and Killed ? #Vaw

: manavatavadi@lycos.com The Station House Officer Ideal Police Station Kurukshetra University Geeta Kendra KURUKSHETRA   Subject: OUR SUSPICIONS ABOUT MISSING Prachi Kumari SINCE April 1, 2013   Sir,   Today is the 16th day of Prachi’s Missing from the University College of… Continue Reading →

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