Mental health is a vital matter all around the world and our country India is also a bit close in sharing this. Evaluating the spread in the area of mental health, the momentum seems to be lagging. Dr. Brock Chisholm stated the “where there is no mental health there will be no true physical heath”- WHO first Director-general, even after 60 years, the scene seems to be stagnated considerably. Around 14% of the worldwide load of illness is ascribe to neuropsychiatric disorders. The weight of unbalanced mind is more probably to be underrated because of insufficient acknowledgement of the interrelation among mental illness and health disorders.

The campaigns on mental health awareness have given the optimistic results. Dearth of awareness about mental illness constitute trouble to mental health care delivery system. Awareness and health are opposite sides of same coins. Some of the few analyses have estimated mental health education in the Indian context. One study gave the result that mental health literacy among teenagers to be very less, i.e., depression was recognized by 29.0 percent. This data emphasizes on the need for the spread mental health in India.


As very large Indian population is indulged in mental health, the only progressive way is through uplifting the mental peace awareness which can build its own demand. With increasing in the alertness, it can be anticipated that advance understanding and approach to therapy can be done. It is predicted that dimensions of the awareness contributions can be passed from these following objectives.

  • Conventional media
  • Government programs
  • Educational system
  • Internet, social media & phones
  1. The Conventional Media

Media has been the foundation of the earlier efforts in the area of mental health education. Indian celebrity like Deepika Padukone in recent shared the depression battle fought by her.

Short brief taglines of commercials and description which are rich in content and documentaries; are considered the pillars of media drives so far.

  • Government Programs

Despite some crumble about the measures, the Indian government continue to offer their time to resolve this problem in the mental health sector. Alone with this, the National Rural Health Mission is on its route for delivering mental peace as a chunk of consolidated foremost awareness at the knife-edge for the healthcare of the public.

  • Educational system

Most long term and weakening mental illnesses leave their impact before 24 years of age when most of the children are part of the educational system, the educational system gives multiple chances for uplifting the mental health awareness.

  • Internet, social media & phones

Hand used gadgets and the social media can really be a turning point in the generation of effective mental health and mental peace interference by focusing expansion, and not in spreading the facts and data. With help of big data and sympathise of subtle and distributed design above the big volumes shall brief the decision taking.


And the conclusion is that most of these strategies are to enhance and uplift oneself from the mental illness or depression. Its been six decades or more, that these ideas have not been succeeded in less developed countries, it is high time that new approaches are needed to be taken to fight and cope with the mental illness or depression.

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