Nurturing Mental Health -Satyamev Jayte

November 2, 2014

Mental illness continues to be shrouded in ignorance, stigma and superstition in India. Instead of receiving help, people suffering from mental illnesses are treated with indifference, apathy and are kept away from mainstream society. Most of us don’t know that 1 out of 4 people in India suffer from a diagnosable mental illness and that all of us are vulnerable to it with busier and faster-paced lives. It is this reality that Episode 5 of Satyamev Jayate examines through the accounts of patients, mental health experts and caregivers.