Art Self Care and Mental Health April 2019

Young Mental Health: A Message to End Bullying

By Amrita Tripathi It’s an incredible thing to meet young people — an event that can often spark hope and the strong belief that things will change for the better. Thanks to Dr Samir Parikh, Kamna Chhibber and the Fortis Mental Health team, I met a bright young group of Mental Health advocates last month. […]

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PSYCH-Ed: Talking Positive Mental Health, One School at a Time

By Dr Samir Parikh Having closely worked in the field of Child and Adolescent Mental Health with various schools over several years, we have realised the necessity of understanding the kind of problems faced by children and adolescents from their perspective itself. ALSO READ: RELATIONSHIP STRESS AND MORE: WHAT’S TROUBLING OUR KIDS In fact, given […]

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Ask the Experts: Bullying and School Kids

By Dr Amit Sen Bullying I feel is hugely underestimated and a lot of people don’t quite understand what it means. Schools that say they don’t have bullying– and many schools say  they don’t have any bullying in their schools — probably don’t understand what it (entails). Bullying is rampant, across cultures, across different age […]

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Ask the Teens: The Insta Generation

By Amrita Tripathi While I was initially attempting to do a story on how parenting has changed in this digital age, given the pressure to always be ‘on’, and look good while you’re at it, I essentially got schooled by a couple of teenagers on how all-encompassing the pressure from social is. And let’s not forget, it’s […]

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Dating in the Digital Era, Teenage Style

By Amrita Tripathi We’re used to talking about the stress that teenagers face due to exams, but what about the impact of the Digital Age? And relationships at this fraught age? Not just on teens, but parents, and the entire family unit? Well, it was a quote from child and adolescent psychiatrist Dr Amit Sen […]

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Ask the Experts: Child and Adolescent Mental Health

By Dr. Maria Luisa Hincapié We all want our children to be healthy and happy. While we promptly whisk our kids off to the emergency room or the pediatrician when they are physically ill; many parents struggle when confronted with mental illness in their progeny. There is still a lot of stigma attached to seeking […]

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