Mental Health News

Mental Health News

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

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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...
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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...
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Mental Health Law Can Be Used To Strengthen Primary Care

The government should use the new mental health law to strengthen primary care The passage of the Mental Health care Bill in the Lok Sabha,...
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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...
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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...

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...
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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...
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...
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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...
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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...