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Month: April 2021

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Social Support

Social support is basically a network of family, friends, neighbours, and community members who are available to give different types of support in times of need to. Social support enhances quality of life and provides a buffer against adverse life…

Mood Disorders

At some point in our lives, we have used the word MOOD. In fact, we make statements like “I am not in a good mood”, “I feel moody” etc. One thing we might not know is that as normal as…

Myths and Facts

For a long time, people have had some opinions about mental health problems. Most of these opinions are however not based on accurate information, but on stereotypes and suspicions, thereby leading to a cycle of stigma and discrimination. Here are…

Coping Mechanism

What is a coping mechanism? Coping mechanisms are the approaches people employ – irrespective of the uncertain, stressful, or traumatic situation – to help deflate, manage, and survive the pain and/or emotions while maintaining normalcy in their emotional and mental…