Stressing on the fact that anyone at any point in time can develop symptoms of mental disorders, actor Jasmin Bhasin says, “There is no timeline for depression. It can happen with anyone and also we need to realise that these thoughts kind of build-up. But under no circumstance should you make yourself feel that you […]
The observance of World Suicide Prevention Day seeks to highlight that through the adoption of a multilevel and cohesive approach, each individual can work towards suicide prevention. Even the smallest members of society can play a massive role, through initiating conversation, educating oneself and others about the causes and warning signs of suicide. Perhaps most […]
List Of Suicide Helpline Numbers iCall: 9152987821 | Mon-Sat, 8:00 AM -10:00 PM | Languages: English, Hindi COOJ Mental Health Foundation (COOJ): 0832-2252525 | 01:00 PM – 07:00 PM | Monday to Friday Fortis Stress Helpline: +918376804102 Parivarthan: +91 7676 602 602 | 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM | Monday to Friday Connecting Trust: +91 […]
Suicide can never be the right decision to end one’s suffering. It is always a painful decision that affects other’s lives too. During this pandemic where everything is going through the lockdown phase, the suicide rate has gone high. In these tough times, suicide has become a major health problem. To highlight the importance of […]
“Unless we get comprehensive federal, state, and local resources behind improving access to high quality mental health treatments and community supports, I worry we’re likely to see things get far worse when it comes to substance misuse and suicide,” Well Being Trust’s chief strategy officer Dr. Benjamin Miller told CNN at the time.
Executive Director of WeCare Initiative, Natasha Sharma Dip. HB (KGH, UK) is a Gatekeeper Trainer, Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Clinical Hypnotherapist told us, “Anyone and everyone can help save a life – this is backed by research, when I say that suicide is the most preventable cause of death. Gatekeeper Training is a program developed over […]
Reach out immediatelyDo not undermine the thought or attempt to make a diagnosis, so avoid writing back and asking the person if they are depressed, for instance. Instead, write back or find a contact number to speak directly. It is important to establish a physical or emotional contact without wasting time. Introduce yourself and express […]
Our modern lifestyle choices like poor food, poor sleep, stress, and over-stimulation from drugs, alcohol or excessive consumption and communication distract our minds, derails logical thinking, and clouds it’s ability to find solutions that are truly in front of us.
“We hear so many times that this person has committed suicide but he was so jovial. These are instant decisions that a person might take in the lowest moment of their life. So, you don’t know what pushes somebody to come to that moment to end their life. Thus, it’s important to talk when you […]
Coronavirus: 8 ways to connect with nature during lockdown Birdwatching at home Start paying attention to the wildlife around you. Perhaps there’s a bumble bee buzzing among the flowers on your balcony, or a robin that frequents the fence outside. An initiative in the UK is encouraging people to start their day by sharing bird photos […]