Mental Health Awareness Week | Tackling Mental Health

Mental Health Awareness Week | Tackling Mental Health

Mental health disorders often remain hidden in India due to a lack of awareness and education.

A Silent Epidemic: Mental Health Issues

common and severe mental disorders affect approximately 60 to 70 million people, particularly the youth.

The Impact of Holidays on Mental Health

Holidays can exacerbate mental health issues, with 64% of individuals experiencing challenges during this time.

Stress During the Holidays

Increased stress from gift-buying and social expectations can intensify anxiety and depression symptoms.

Social Isolation During Festive Times

Holidays, known for gatherings, may lead individuals with mental illnesses to feel more isolated due to social anxiety or lack of energy.

Financial Challenges and Mental Health

The financial strain of holidays can be particularly challenging for those with limited financial resources.

Disruption of Routine

Changes in routines during the holiday season can lead to sleep disturbances and instability, impacting mental health.

Family Dynamics and Emotional Distress

Family gatherings can be sources of both joy and stress, affecting those with complex family dynamics.

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

The lack of sunlight during winter months can contribute to depressive symptoms, worsening mental health issues.

Mental Health Awareness Week 2023

Mental Health Awareness Week, from 15 to 21 May 2023, focuses on the impact of the cost of living crisis on mental health.

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