Tag: Mental Health

India opted for Yoga-Naturopathy for Psychosocial Rehab of Covid-19 Patients

As per reports, the accompanying psychologic distress in covid 19 patients are often ignored and not managed. There have also been reports of anxiety and acute depression leading to suicides in Covid care hospitals. Many of the patients, according to inputs coming in from different countries, have had to contend with isolation anxiety and distress due to fear of worsening of symptoms. Complications like respiratory distress, hypoxia, fatigue and insomnia and other symptoms have also been observed.

Toll-free Govt helpline KIRAN launched for psychological support


This Toll Free Helpline is operational 24 hours a day, seven days a week with the Technical Coordination of BSNL. 25 Institutions including 8 National Institutes are involved in this helpline. It is backed by 660 Clinical / Rehabilitation Psychologists and 668 Psychiatrists. The 13 languages covered in the helpline are: Hindi, Assamese, Tamil, Marathi, Odia, Telugu, Malayalam, Gujarati, Punjabi, Kannada, Bengali, Urdu and English.

Question of sanity of the accused for facing trial and Committal Proceeding

Dr. Jai Shankar (Lunatic) through Vijay Shankar brother guardian Vs State of Himachal Pradesh-Criminal Procedure Code, 1898—Section 464—Procedure to be followed by Magistrate holding inquiry when there is an allegation and suspicion that the accused is of unsound mind and incapable of making any defence-Procedure not correctly observed in the instant case—Inquiry and committal vitiated—Case remanded for de novo committal proceedings.