News and Updates

First aid in Mental Health Problems

Posted on

First Aid in Mental Health Problems [FAMHP] is the help provided to a person in the process of developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. In the same way as we learn physical first aid, First Aid for Mental Health Problems teaches you how to recognise those crucial warning signs of […]

Mentopedia

Bipolar Disorder

Posted on

What Is Bipolar Disorder? Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. Symptoms of bipolar disorder are severe. They are different from the normal ups and downs that everyone goes through from time to time. […]

Mentopedia

Anxiety Disorders

Posted on

What are Anxiety Disorders? Occasional anxiety is a normal part of life. You might feel anxious when faced with a problem at work, before taking a test, or making an important decision. Anxiety disorders involve more than temporary worry or fear. For a person with an anxiety disorder, the anxiety does not go away and […]

Posters

Mental disorders

Posted on

Mental disorders are hard enough to explain in words, but how about with just a few blocks of color and visuals ? Our artists at the Department of Mental Health Education created these series of posters in the hope that they will increase awareness on mental health. View posters or Download.

Posters

Mental Exercises for Older Age

Posted on

Getting older involve a change in lifestyle for most people and it’s important to take care mentally as well as physically.Mental health and emotional well-being are as important in older age as at any other time of life.Download or view our posters on mental exercises for the elderly

Posters

Schizophrenia

Posted on

Schizophrenia is a chronic and severe mental disorder that affects how a person thinks, feels, and behaves. People with schizophrenia may seem like they have lost touch with reality. Although schizophrenia is not as common as other mental disorders, the symptoms can be very disabling.Our posters on schizophrenia provides an opportunity to raise community awareness […]

Videos

First Aid for Epilepsy

Posted on

A brief video that was developed by the Department of Mental Health Education, NIMHANS in creating awareness among school teachers on “First aid during a seizure” . The video demonstrates how teacher can give basic first aid [medically accurate] when a child has a seizure in school