In the present scenario, where there is increasing alienation and isolation, depression appears to be a foghorn, imploring someone to keep an eye out for those wielding the storm.
My deliberate infliction of self-harm is my way to block mental pain. It is my way to cope with heartaches.
भारतीय पितृसत्तात्मक समाज में मानसिक-वैचारिक स्वतंत्रता मिलना इतना आसान भी तो नहीं है क्योंकि यहाँ आदर, सम्मान और औरत-मर्द के नामपर तो कई सारी परम्पराएं और काम गिनवा दिए जाते हैं, जिन्हें विशेष रूप से औरतों पर ही लागू किया जाता है|
When a person has an acute physical illness, it can be addressed in the short-term with first aid treatments. But did you know, there is also a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) that aids mental health issues?
The Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts needs to remember the promises it made to students as a ‘liberal arts’ institute.
The MINDs Foundation is an organization committed to eliminating the stigma surrounding mental illness through education.
Endorphins, also powerful neurotransmitters, are part of our survival mechanism flooding us with fight-or-flight impulses.
Serotonin is our built-in stabilizer: a confidence chemical and neurotransmitter that boosts a sense of safety, self-esteem and wellbeing.
Touch and warmth stimulate the oxytocin hormone, which helps in reducing fear, isolation and facilitates human interaction.
Dopamine is our motivation molecule; our pleasure centre and reward chemical rolled into one quick thrill.