Centre's Mental Health mission needs more than just allocations
NMHP is severely underfunded, and even the funds it is allocated are underutilised. A second, centrally-funded scheme for mental healthcare will be futile if it, too, is plagued by NMHP’s difficulties
Power is an opportunity to drive change: Neerja Birla
Birla believes power comes with responsibility, and it should always be used effectively, for the right reasons.
Facebook’s dilemma: Instagram’s mental health toll
We should worry as India leads the count for the number of Instagram users globally, most of whom are young adults.
Social media portrays picture-perfect life, that needs to change
One can't become a slave of social media, says Neerja Birla, founder and chairperson, Mpower.
A mentally healthy workforce could drive an organization towards perpetuity
Organisations not only need to institutionalise mental health leave, they also need to empower employees to be able to express that they are undergoing anxiety or stress.
Cos rush with WFH recharge breaks, here's why
As companies come up with smarter ways to stem attrition among their employees, psychologists warn that work-from-home has become one of the leading contributors to stress and depression.
The era of digital health begins in India
From Health Basix to Practo, digital health is going to be a fundamental part of India’s healthcare future.
Mental health platform InnerHouse raises $5.2 mn
The platform has raised venture funding led by Lightbox. Other investors include Pankaj Sahni, CEO Medanta – The Medicity Hospitals, and Hitesh Oberoi, CEO & MD, Info Edge India, amongst others.
Failure is a teacher, it can help you win
This pandemic has brought many stories of failure and loss. But it has also brought out stories of resilience and grit. The underlying message is simple: don’t let failure overwhelm you.
The positive power of negative thinking
Insecurities have risen due to the pandemic and aggregated mental health is at an all time low. It is only apt that we explore powerful techniques for business leaders to live with the hidden illness.