Will 2022 prove a good year for mental health at workplace? (BS)

In the year 2022, the role of mental health in global development goals is being increasingly acknowledged. Recent years have seen a leap of progress when it comes to de-stigmatising conversations around words like depression, anxiety, PTSD, ADHD, OCD, stress response syndromes, psychotic disorders, etc. While we count our blessings, the fact that mental health is one of the most casually neglected subjects in the Indian context is also one of the many truths. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), depression is one of the leading causes of disability, and suicide is the fourth leading cause of death among 15-29-year-olds. People with severe mental health conditions die prematurely, as much as two decades early, due to preventable physical conditions. Click here to read full article