.New Delhi, Delhi, India
There's a rise in number of patients complaining of psychological ailments(Photo Credits: Unsplash)

  • Medical experts concurred that the family members were unable to grieve together after losing their dear ones to COVID
  • The inability to mourn has resulted in an increase in cases of depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders
  • People with pre-existing mental health issues are also more vulnerable to substance and impulsive behaviours

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Ali Fazal will be next be seen in his upcoming Netflix short movie ‘Ray’. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@alifazal9)

  • Ali Fazal played the role of Joy Lobo, an engineering student, in the movie ‘3 Idiots’
  • “I went into depression and told Raju, sir, about it”, he said
  • Raju Hirani’s movie ‘3 Idiots’ is based on Chetan Bhagat’s novel ‘Five Point Someone’

.Paris, France
Naomi Osaka withdrew from Roland Garros, revealing she had suffered long term with depression. (AP/PTI File Photo)

  • Naomi Osaka had refused to attend mandatory press conference, she was fined $15,00
  • "I think we really cared for her. We really tried to engage": French Tennis Federation director-general
  • "We took care of her since she withdrew from the tournament," Amelie Oudea-Castera said

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the mental health of senior citizens. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/ Unsplash)

  • The mental health of senior citizens has been severely affected due to COVID-19
  • As per an NGO, the elderly are "afraid of the COVID-19 consequences"
  • Here are some suggestions for how to help the elderly cope with the pandemic-induced stress and anxiety

Deepika Padukone has also launched a mental health foundation named LiveLoveLaugh in 2015(Picture credit: Instagram/Deepika Padukone)

  • The actor stressed the importance of emotional well-being amid the COVID-19 pandemic
  • We are in this together, she said
  • She also shared details of mental health helplines on Instagram

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Ira Khan has shared several videos about her battle with mental illness. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@khan.ira)

  • Ira Khan shared her battle with depression and feeling burnt out after gaining "recent stability"
  • She was diagnosed with clinical depression over four years ago
  • Ira often shares her journey with her fans on Instagram

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A cup of coffee lifts mood and makes you feel better. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • International Day of Happiness is celebrated on March 20 annually
  • Food is one good option when you are feeling down
  • Banana, yoghurt, dark chocolate and coffee are few healthy foods that can boost your mood

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The former first lady has encouraged people to talk about their mental health struggles. (Photo credits: Instagram/@Michelle Obama)

  • CDC survey conducted in August 2020 says 41% people reported mental health problems
  • 1 in 3 Americans have said they have experienced symptoms of depression and anxiety
  • Michelle revealed 'low-grade depression' in a podcast last summer

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Mental Illness usually makes affected people feel very lonely. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • It is the need of the hour to talk about mental health right now
  • The lockdown has further driven people to isolation and unemployement
  • Eventually, celebrities are also coming out with their  struggles

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Burnout cannot be overcome in one go.(Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Burnout, depression and anxiety are severe mental health issues that shouldn't be ignored
  • One cannot overcome burnout simply by engaging in a few activities
  • It's important to take professional help