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Expunging Stigma: Hitesh’s Spiritual Programs

Expunging Stigma: Hitesh’s Spiritual Programs
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To quote John Green, “there is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn’t”.

Every year on October 10, World Mental Health Day is commemorated with the overarching goals of increasing awareness of mental health concerns worldwide and organizing support for mental health. Our emotional well-being is as important as our physical care. Maintaining our thoughts in good shape and strength is equally important to maintaining our bodies and clothes in good shape.

Shedding light on specifically India in terms of statistics related to mental health, WHO states that 7.5% of Indians are thought to have a mental ailment, and by the end of this year, 20% of Indians are expected to have mental illnesses. The statistics show that 38 million Indians and 56 million Indians, respectively, suffer from anxiety problems.WHO also states that India's mental health workforce falls short of international standards, and there is a severe dearth of psychiatrists and psychologists in the nation relative to the number of people experiencing mental health problems.

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