New Delhi, September 7
Recognising the huge psychological healthcare hole in instances if Covid, the federal government in the present day launched the first-ever nationwide psychological well being rehabilitation helpline to encourage folks to hunt assist.
The helpline — 18005990019 — can be toll free, operational 24X7 and manned by educated psychiatrists from India’s 25 psychological healthcare establishments, together with eight nationwide establishments. Launching the helpline in 13 languages, together with Hindi, English, Gujarati, Punjabi and Assamese, in the present day, the federal government conceded a disturbing reality — the psychological healthcare hole in India is a whopping 70 to 92 per cent. — TNS