Mental Health

The Spotlight Is Not On World Bipolar Day This Time Around
The Spotlight Is Not On World Bipolar Day This Time Around

The Spotlight Is Not On World Bipolar Day This Time Around

Today we would have been at Bombay Hospital. No, not admitted to it as patients but at its magnificent S P Jain Auditorium, gathered from distant corners of the country for our 5th National Conference to mark World Bipolar Day…

The Mental Health Care Act 2107: A Rights Based Approach
The Mental Health Care Act 2107: A Rights Based Approach

The Mental Health Care Act 2107: A Rights Based Approach

The Mental Health Care Act, 2017, which came into force in May 2018, provides for mental healthcare and treatment of persons with mental illness through a rights based approach. In order to learn the finer aspects of this comprehensive Act,…

Bipolar Disorder- Demystifying a Serious Mental Illness
Bipolar Disorder- Demystifying a Serious Mental Illness

Bipolar Disorder- Demystifying a Serious Mental Illness

So many people have raised queries about Bipolar Disorder, how one could identify it and so on, that I thought a presentation would do justice to this important topic. Let us remember, 15 million Indians (60 million globally) are Bipolar…