Removing stigma of mental illness at workplace

Removing stigma of mental illness at workplace

Anybody can be suffering from a mental illness. Often it is difficult to identify the problem despite noticing its symptoms. Only a professional help can make the diagnosis easier. However, the stigma surrounding mental health disorders prevents patients from discussing their problems with loved ones, or even employers. If someone suffering from a mental illness is able to talk about his suffering freely, it can prove to be life-changing for him. But the stigma prevents such people from seeking help openly.

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Teen suicides: Crucial warning signs for parents

Teen suicides: Crucial warning signs for parents

Teenage years are a challenging time for children and parents alike. During these years, teenagers, apart from struggling with their studies and other activities like sports, try to find their own identity and also experience peer pressure as they endeavor to fit in. It can all seem rather overwhelming as well as emotionally draining for them. Additionally, these days there is a risk of being cyberbullied or getting into substance abuse. All this could result in distress leading to suicidal tendencies. Read more