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Understand Mental Health: a Psychologist's Perspective | Parul Parashar | Podcast Episode 3

Yameer Adhar, host of Voices In My Head gets inside the head of corporate executive turned Psychologist Parul Khanna Parashar. Parul gave up a flourishing corporate career to pursue a humanitarian mission to help people suffering from mental disorders. She is a Director at Sanjivni Society for Mental Health - the leading NGO providing FREE mental health counseling services for anyone who needs them.

The discussion sheds light on the very essence of Mental Health. The listeners will learn about: Understanding mental health What is mental health? How to identify mental health issues? How to deal with mental health issues? How to seek help? How to help others?

Voices In My Head is an podcast dedicated to mental and physical health that will teach anyone aspiring to improve themselves and learn the secrets to become happy and healthy!

Find your ultimate state of wellbeing and become the BEST version of YOU!

As the host of Voices In My Head, it is my mission to educate as many people as possible about mental health because for years I was depressed and anxious but just didn't know that I was. The first step towards solving any problem is realising that there is one. You or your loved one may be suffering from a mental illness but no longer do you have to suffer in silence or be in denial about it.

World Health Organisation Report on Depression In India http://www.searo.who.int/india/topics/depression/about_depression/en/

"India has the highest suicide rate in South-East Asia: WHO" https://www.downtoearth.org.in/news/health/india-has-the-highest-suicide-rate-in-south-east-asia-who-66625

"India is the most depressed country in the world" - India Today Magazine Article https://www.indiatoday.in/education-today/gk-current-affairs/story/india-is-the-most-depressed-country-in-the-world-mental-health-day-2018-1360096-2018-10-10

Ministry of AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha, Homeopathy), Government of India http://ayush.gov.in/about-the-systems

CONTACT PARUL KHANNA PARASHAR: Parulkhanna@hotmail.com

Sanjivni Society for Mental Health http://sanjivinisociety.org/

CONTACT & FOLLOW YAMEER ADHAR: Instagram: @yameeradhar Website: https://www.voicesinmyhead.in/ Email: yameer@voicesinmyhead.in

SHOW NOTES: Profession Vs. Passion [1:48] Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Counselors [3:30] Understanding Mental Health [6:50] Am I Depressed? [8:00] Mental Health in India [8:53] Pharmaceutical Intervention [11:55] Natural Cures & Healthy Lifestyle [14:54] Seeking Help [18:44] Counseling, School & Bullying [21:20] Protecting Your Child [24:38] Preventing Mental Illness [29:35] Be KIND To YOURSELF [32:00]

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