Mental Health
News  /  Published 25.05.22

Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranchi, to get neuroplasticity lab

First mental health institution to have such a facility...
By Our Correspondent

Health  /  Published 25.05.22

No Stigma, Please!

Ratul is driving fast as he suddenly halts in front of a busy signal. The red light is flashing. In his head, red means danger, he starts to shiver. Passersby notice his odd behaviour, some stare. One...
By Dr Debanjan Banerjee

Books  /  Published 25.05.22

Hands could be the key to better mental health

The writer is the author of This Handmade Life ...
By Nandita Iyer

News  /  Published 20.05.22

Ability to memorise wanes in Kolkata students

Students are finding it difficult to memorise dialogues, follow instructions or coordinate in a group performance during in-person programmes, said teachers. They have noticed these lacunae during pr...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 20.05.22

Medica launches cancer support group

Urinary bladder cancer is difficult to diagnose at the initial stage because it has symptoms similar to urinary tract infection and most people tend to ignore small signs like frequent urination at ni...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata


Events  /  Published 19.05.22

Neerja Birla on the importance of mental health

Concentrating on accessibility, Birla also listed hesitancy as a major factor in accessing mental health services owing to the stigma around it. For example, one is comfortable going to a physician fo...
By Hannah Nicole D’souza

News  /  Published 18.05.22

Griffins International School conferred with ‘Institution of Happiness’ award by QS I-GAUGE

The assessment exercise began in December last year in association with industry body ASSOCHAM...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 17.05.22

Fit for discharge, Pavlov inmate fights for job

A recent order by a tribunal is being greeted enthusiastically by mental health rights activists. The Central Administrative Tribunal in Kolkata has questioned the decision of the Geological Survey o...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.05.22

University of Essex to hold free online courses on addressing mental health issues in kids

Experts from the University of Essex’s Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies to lead the courses ...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 09.05.22

UGC issues guidelines for students’ welfare, focuses on stress management

UGC has asked HEIs to promote physical fitness, sports and mental health awareness on campus ...
By Our Correspondent


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