Mental Health News

Mental Health News

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

Anxiety

Feeling Anxious? Blame the Size of Your Waistline

Anxiety is one of the most common mental health disorders, and it’s more likely to affect women, especially middle-aged women. Although anxiety can be...

CureFit in talks to buy healthcare start-ups, including Serenity Mental Health

CureFit, a healthcare and fitness start-up launched by former Flipkart executives Mukesh Bansal and Ankit Nagori, is close to making two acquisitions as it...
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...
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...
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...
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...
mental healthcare bill

All You Need To Know About The Mental Healthcare Bill

The Mental Healthcare Bill, 2016, aims to provide provide for mental healthcare and services for persons with mental illness and ensure these persons have...
lok sabha passes mental healthcare bill

Lok Sabha Passes The Mental Healthcare Bill

6.10 p.m: Lok Sabha passes the Mental Healthcare Bill. House adjourned till 11.00 am on March 28. 5.30 p.m.: Lok Sabha Union Minister for Health and...
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...
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...