Mental Health News

Mental Health News

Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood.

Depression

Can I Treat Depression On My Own?

Depression has a variety of causes and triggers, making it hard to pinpoint the reasons you're feeling down. Now that you've identified your need...
mental health care

Mental Health Care in the Community: Lessons From India

In India, where 1 in 10 persons are reportedly receiving treatment for mental illnesses, and an  an estimated 150 million are in need of active...
Air Quality

Interview: ‘Tracking Air Quality Block By Block’ – Brian Beveridge, Co-Founder, West Oakland Environmental...

OAKLAND, Calif. — A local environmental advocacy group last week launched a first-of-its kind monitoring project, installing air quality sensors in the densely packed...
mental illness

Insurance Cover For Mental Illness Could Raise Premium Costs

More than 150 million patients with mental illnesses could soon get help with coverage under health insurances, but at a cost — insurers are...
india mental health

Recent Developments Bode Well For India In Area Of Mental Health: WHO

Being the single largest cause of morbidity globally, depression is a public health priority that concerns all, said Dr Henk Bekedam, WHO representative to...
Health Care

GOP Has No Choice But To Keep Pushing Health Care Rock Up The Hill

This week’s effort to resurrect the GOP bill to overhaul the Affordable Care Act has apparently met the same end as the first try...
Affordable Healthcare

Government Focus Is On Providing Affordable Healthcare: PM

Public Health Centres to be strengthened, says Nadda On the occasion of World Health Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said his government was leaving no...
national health policy

Decoding The National Health Policy

Priorities are changing, people are more aware of the health insurance, health laws and personal wellbeing in particular. The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime...
Exclusive interview: Sushil Eapen, Founder and CEO, Silver Oak Health

Exclusive Interview: Sushil Eapen, CEO Silver Oak Health

TELEMEDICINE: MENTAL HEALTH “Mental healthcare is largely unaddressed worldwide” Exclusive Interview with Sushil Eapen Founder and CEO of Silver Oak Health  BY ABHISHEK PRASAD Launched in...
Henk Bekedam

Henk Bekedam: WHO Represenatative Talks About Mental Health

Henk Bekedam recalls his days playing football as a boy in a village in the Netherlands. Sport is not just about winning, but doing...