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66 children have died by suicide since March 25 in Kerala, govt launches tele-consultation

Health Minister K K Shailaja said under the psychosocial support assistance, her department has so far reached out to 68,814 children and 10,890 children have been given counselling

Published on 12th July 2020
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Study shows short walks near water bodies could benefit mental health in addition to physical well-being

Numerous ISGlobal studies have identified health benefits associated with green spaces, including a lower risk of obesity, better attention capacities in children, and slower physical decline in older

Published on 12th July 2020
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Inspired by Dr Abdul Kalam, How Georgia Tech's Ananya Jain set up an AI-powered game to beat mental health issues

Ananya Jain, who is 21-years-old, and her team have put together an app that can make the waiting time between students and their counsellors more productive for the mental health of the former  

Published on 12th July 2020
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IIT Gandhinagar researcher ends life, institute informs family 3 days later. Researchers seek probe

The deceased was a fifth-year PhD student of IIT Gandhinagar. She hung herself to death inside her hostel room on the night of July 3

Published on 10th July 2020
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Meet this 22-year-old from Bengaluru who is offering mental health therapy online

Diana Sam is a mental health therapist from Bengaluru who offers online therapy. Sruthi Venugopal also discovers that she's busting myths associated with mental health through her Instagram page

Published on 8th July 2020
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Graffiti that says 'Scrap OBE', 'panDUmic' appear on Delhi University walls ahead of exam

The graffiti were made on Sunday early morning. We spoke to the students who were behind this mode of protest

Published on 6th July 2020
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Started by Ashoka Uni students, BTS helps spread financial and mental awareness among office boys

Behind The Scenes, or BTS as it is known, was started by three passionate students from Ashoka University who are dedicated to spreading awareness among office boys and others about three main topics

Published on 6th July 2020
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CBSE to partner with Facebook to provide training on AR, digital safety, online well being

The three-week training, to be conducted in batches, will cover fundamentals of AR and ways to utilise Facebook's software, Spark AR Studio

Published on 5th July 2020
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Cyberbullying victims' experiences differ by the ability to handle their emotions

Online bullying, or cyberbullying, is not a new phenomenon, but as the world becomes more dependent on online communication, it does become a greater threat

Published on 4th July 2020
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Study reveals why early marriage can be unsafe for young adults

The current findings, published in the journal Development and Psychopathology, follow previous research that found marriage protects against risky alcohol use

Published on 3rd July 2020
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NIT Tiruchy students call online exams discriminatory, start mail storm to get it cancelled

The students have sent emails to several media houses across the country requesting them to intervene on the same

Published on 29th June 2020
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Dear DU VC, with online examinations, you're making a mockery of our mental health: Student says in an Instagram video

Ima M R, a final year Delhi University student who is diagnosed with depression says that the online examination is affecting the students' mental health negatively

Published on 29th June 2020
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Karnataka allows online classes to be conducted but only in compliance with govt's guidelines

The department directed the expert panel, headed by noted educationist M K Sridhar, to look into the scientific ways of offering online education

Published on 29th June 2020
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COVID-19 triggering panic attacks, depression and suicides, say experts

Online platforms too have seen a growing number of people seeking help for mental health issues, ranging from anxiety and loneliness to concerns over productivity and job loss since the outbreak 

Published on 27th June 2020
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The horrors of conversion therapy for queer folk: Kerala doctor assures family of 'changing' girl's lesbian 'problem' 

The woman recorded the conversation between the doctor and her mother where they insist that she gets admitted to the hospital, take medication and undergo treatment

Published on 26th June 2020

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