Doctors elsewhere report similar surges, with children — some as young as 8 — deliberately running into traffic, overdosing on pills and otherwise self-harming.
In Japan, child and adolescent suicides hit record levels in 2020, according to the Education Ministry.
Everyone’s full potential shall be harnessed and developed through more openness and acceptance of mental health as a public issue, combined with well-studied most pertinent policies jointly acted upon.
Family pets help children better manage feelings of stress and loneliness, which have been greatly exacerbated by virtual schooling as a result of the pandemic, shows a new survey.
On the occasion of World Mental Health Day, the Duchess of Sussex spoke out on being the ‘most trolled person of 2019' in a podcast, terming it ‘almost unsurvivable.’
Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut on Monday reacted to the news of Ira Khan battling depression. Aamir Khan's daughter Ira had opened up on her tryst with clinical depression on the occasion of World Mental Health Day on Saturday.