Causes and Treatment Options for Mental Health Concerns of School Children

  School students with mental health concerns often experience difficulty at school for a variety of reasons and addressing these concerns is very essential as it has been found that 1 in 5 children and youth have some kind of psychological issues that need immediate attention.    Many studies have found that these mental illnesses …

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Social Isolation and its Impact on Young Children’s Socioemotional Wellbeing

  Humans are eminently social species, and young children need social interactions just like adults. Social interactions are necessary not only to help children learn cultural values, social norms or socially accepted behaviors but also to help children develop their social-emotional well-being, which plays an important role in the development of lasting and meaningful relationships …

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Utilization of Technology for Suicide Prevention – Innovative Technologies to Prevent Suicide

Suicide is a major public health concern. The pandemic has resulted in a shift to a virtual model of delivery of mental health care, disrupting established processes for identifying people at increased risk of suicidal behaviour. The majority of the world was forced into a lockdown. Staying confined at home for longer periods had gotten …

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Road to Resiliency – Strategies to reduce the risk of suicide.

Resiliency refers to an individual’s ability to overcome adversity by relying on both one’s internal and external resources. We are learning that resiliency isn’t a quality someone is born with, but rather a quality that can be fostered. We are also learning that one of the best ways to help prevent suicide is to help …

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Increase In Suicidal Cases Due To Fear Of Covid-19

Around the world, the pandemic and the blockade of COVID19 have placed a huge burden on the public, governments and the economies of all countries. Although there are good reasons for isolation or confinement to prevent the spread of COVID19, they can cause various adverse effects in the form of physical, psychological, social and economic …

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Suicide in Youth: A Growing Threat and it’s Prevention

“More than 1.39 lakh Indians died by suicide in the year 2019, 67 per cent of which were young adults (18-45 years), shows the latest data released by National Crimes Record Bureau (NCRB)”. A detailed age-wise breakup of causes of suicides as provided by the NCRB has provided report reveals that family issues, love affairs, …

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