Constant flow of information on celebrity suicide on social media timeline, television stories and newspaper articles can act as trigger for vulnerable individuals who are struggling to keep themselves safe from their suicidal thoughts. It also can be the tipping point for them, which gives them ‘permission’ to act on what they had so far just been thinking about.
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Psychological fallout due to Social distancing
Humans, by nature are social creatures and this situation is not the human condition, where we cannot be comforted, being afraid and cannot hug others. We have evolved over millennia to rely on complex social interactions and this is all unnatural and disorienting for human being.
Parenting in the time of COVID-19 crisis
Children and teens react, in part, on what they see from the adults around them. When parents and caregivers deal with the COVID-19 calmly and confidently, they can provide the best support for their children in this difficult time.
Mental well-being while you work from Home
As we protect ourselves against potential exposure to the coronavirus, keep in mind that social distancing does not mean social isolation. This resource provides practical tips on taking care of our mental health and well-being.
Panic during Pandemic – Mental health care from COVID-19
Even though it’s common to feel tense, nervous and perhaps fearful during difficult times but feeling panic when everyone is talking about quarantine, social distancing and isolation, must be creating panic among many of us. Panic is about feeling trapped and isolated, and about a sense of hopelessness, which starts with feeling of anxiousness. If you’re wondering how to cope with this anxious feeling that are surfacing, and deal with the panic it is creating in your life, this blog post can guide you through steps that may help you to reduce anxiety to a manageable level.
Ideal parenting during “Board Exams”
Exam time is not only stressful for the child but also for the parents. So, let’s say parents also go through a testing phase during exams. Parental support is crucial during exam season. It not only affects the performance of the child but their overall well-being during the examination. So as an ideal parent the responsibility of a parent is to take exam load and stress off their child and not to burden them more.
Media Violence – Impact on your Child’s Behaviour
Watching violent television programs, television news, playing violent video games, violent images in newspaper or reading age inappropriate books/ news updates, may affect child even if they don’t have a history of aggressive behavior.
Facts about Mental Health
In an effort to clear up common misconceptions and promote increased awareness, we present 30 important facts about mental health.
Support Group in India
In support group you will find a group of people with common experiences or concerns who provide each other with encouragement to fight and survive, safe space to share their stories and comfort that they are not alone. Here are some of the support group available in India:
Govt. Mental Hospital/Institutes in India
The Government mental hospital provides range of services related to psychiatry in nominal charges, you may find different type of professionals such as Psychiatrist, Neuropsychiatrist, Psychologist, Counsellor/Psychotherapist, Psychiatric Nurse and many others for Psychiatric Rehabilitation.