World Mental Health Day

Virtual play to combat mental illness

Out of the 161 million people of Bangladesh (as of 2015), 16.1 percent of adults and 15.2 percent of five- to 10-year-olds live with mental health issues. Only 0.44 percent of our national budget was allocated for mental health in the same year.

October 10, 2021
October 10, 2021

WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY: Mental health issues in young-adult books

Young-adult books have recently been doing an exceptionally valuable job of incorporating mental health issues into their stories. Following is a list of books that represent various aspects of mental health issues and how people deal with them. 

October 10, 2018
October 10, 2018

Virtual play to combat mental illness

Out of the 161 million people of Bangladesh (as of 2015), 16.1 percent of adults and 15.2 percent of five- to 10-year-olds live with mental health issues. Only 0.44 percent of our national budget was allocated for mental health in the same year.

October 10, 2017
October 10, 2017

Breaking mental health barriers in the workplace

Today marks 25 years of celebrating World Mental Health Day. The anniversary is expected to shed some extra light on the day's celebrations, which made it all the more important to choose a theme, as with every year, that would highlight an indispensable concern related to mental health.

September 14, 2015
September 14, 2015

Deepika Padukone to launch her foundation

Actress Deepika Padukone, who has personally been a victim of depression, says she is planning to launch her foundation.