MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK

  • Four crore Indians have mental illness: Study October 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Startling facts coming to light during Mental Health awareness week. A new study says that almost four crore Indians suffer from mental illnesses and there's an extreme shortage of psychiatrists. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) report, the number of suicides in India could be reduced by...
  • Shrink isn't in: Dearth of psychiatrists in India October 22, 2008

    New Delhi: This Mental Health Awareness Week, CNNIBN does a status check on the facilities available revealing a shocking state of affairs in the country. There are some 4,000 trained psychiatrists available to deal with an estimated four crore Indians suffering. With one farmer suicide reported every eight minutes in...