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Role of philanthropy to support mental health interventions in India

While numerous stakeholders have attempted to elevate the issue and change the focus of the nation to mental healthcare policies, the sector remains consistently underfunded.

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Vandrevala Foundation Awarded Best Mental Health Counselling @INDIA TODAY HEALTHGIRI AWARDS 2021

Vandrevala Foundation Awarded Best Mental Health Counselling @INDIA TODAY HEALTH

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Suicide Prevention Day: What pushes someone to commit suicide? Here’s what you can do to help them

With an increasing rate of suicides across the globe, it is important to understand what triggers people to take such a drastic step? Here’s what you need to know.

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Helplines flooded with anxious calls after Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide

He was always smiling. How can a happy person take such a drastic step?

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Coronavirus takes a mental toll: Loneliness, virus fears, job insecurity keep Delhi on edge

Uncertainty, desolation and the economic despair triggered by the pandemic has led to a spurt in distress calls to the country's suicide prevention helplines.

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Suicide helplines in India leave depressed souls in dire straits

There are a number of suicide helplines listed online that claim to provide immediate help to people in distress but most of these numbers are either out of order or are left unanswered.

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India is the most depressed country in the world

Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also harder to bear

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Now, mental health support is just a text away

Vandrevala Foundation to offer 24x7 counselling through SMS and WhatsApp messages.

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How to recognise if a loved one is suicidal, and how you can help

Dr Zirak Marker of Mpower talks about the worrisome trend, and the best way out.

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Think You’re Struggling With Mental Illness? These 6 Places Offer Help For Absolutely Free

Mental illness is something that no one can see and yet, it eats you up from the inside.

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Nurturing Mental Health -Satyamev Jayte

Mental illness continues to be shrouded in ignorance, stigma and superstition in India.

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Saif Ali Khan Pataudi on Vandrevala Foundation

Saif Ali Khan Pataudi on Vandrevala Foundation

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Mental Health Helplines In India Are Far From Sufficient

Arjun Bhardwaj, a 23-year old posted a video on Facebook before taking his own life by jumping off the 19th floor of a Mumbai hotel.

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Preserving our sanity: The Cyrus & Priya Vandrevala Foundation | Mumbai

Winner of Healthgiri award for 'Best Mental Health Counselling', the Cyrus & Priya Vandrevala Foundation ramped up its free mental health support services tenfold during the pandemic.

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Focus on mental health to curb suicides

The NCRB data showing an increase of 7.17% suicides over previous year is also understandable given the unhealthy lifestyle and values we continue to embrace

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Mental Health Consciousness: Why Identifying And Addressing Mental Health Concerns Are Important?

The two issues that people today need to pay attention to are, first, how critical it is to recognise when one is experiencing mental stress, and second, how to get through this stage.

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Most suicide helpline numbers in city are non-functional

Most suicide helpline numbers in the city do not exist or they are constantly busy, say people seeking help.

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