Mental Illness!! It’s Not Alwa...

STIGMA IS A THREAT TO YOU AND YOUR SURROUNDINGS!!   “Stigma is the rejection, avoidance or fear, people direct toward those they perceive as being “different.” Mental illness attacks everyone and anyone. It affects, what makes us human: language, reasoning, and empathy. Our memory, character, the difference between self and others, their perception of what […]

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Paranoid Schizophrenia

Paranoid Schizophrenia is one of the most common types of schizophrenia. This usually causes psychosis of different intensity, thus causing the person to lose his mind and touch with respect to the reality.   People diagnosed with paranoia are heavily suspicious of other people. This condition can cause adverse effects in their life in terms […]

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Schizophrenia Rehabilitation

Importance on the need of Schizophrenia Rehab   Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that usually appears in late adolescence or early adulthood. Characterized by hallucinations, delusions, and other cognitive difficulties, schizophrenia can often be a lifelong struggle.   People with schizophrenia have profound disabling cognitive defects. Whether positive or its negative symptoms, these cognitive deficits […]

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Effects of Party Drugs

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration survey, it is estimated that more than 6, 00,000 people coming under the age of 12 or older were reported in use of party drugs like ecstasy and cocaine. The survey also found that 39,000 people especially the youth between 12 and 17 years old […]

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9 things you need to know abou...

What is Marijuana? “Marijuana” is dried leaves and flower of cannabis hemp plant, which has more volume of a non-narcotic chemical called THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) in multiple quantities. When it is inhaled or consumed, it makes the individual feel high for few hours.   What are the other similar types of drugs like marijuana? Ecstasy, Benzodiazepines, […]

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Tips for Helping People with Mental Disorders

mental-disorderDo you know anybody suffering from mental illnesses in your contacts? Or have you ever experienced somebody expressing the problems of mental disorder any time? If yes, you have an opportunity to help them recovered for a healthy life.As a matter fact, we all tend to have one or the other health related issues. So, when you happen to meet anybody suffering especially from mental disorders, the way you treat and react to him/her shouldn’t be abnormal.

Hope we all remember German wings Jetliner crash that occurred recently. The co-pilot, Andreas Lubitz, was suffering terribly from psychiatric problem that went unnoticed. Does anyone know? Ideally, he should only have suffered from the illness instead allowing it to make such an invaluable damage. Had he shared his mental illness with someone else, we would have had our loved ones among us today. Yes, it is the truth.

It is a well-accepted fact that one out of four persons suffers from psychiatric illness at any given point of life. It mayn’t be difficult to find out such person around you. The challenge you have here is in making people comfortable thereby enabling them share. Sometimes, you can experience people maintaining the secrecy of the illness, but you could read from their gestures.

It is important to give an utmost care to the mental health that can influence the overall health of a person. We promise that people with mental disorders can lead a meaningful life provided they undergo treatments with specialized mental counselors. The only answer to such a mental illness is STIGMA, which is massively useful. At the same time, the social and family support can’t be unquestionably denied. Below cited are few tips that you could do:

  • View mental illness as good as any other health issues.
  • Avoid tagging people with mental illness and address them with their names.
  • Try learning more about the illness to extend a helping hand to the needy.
  • Offer support and affection to people with mental illness, but don’t be sympathetic.
  • Encourage people with mental illness and their families.

Neha S Cadabam
Psychologist& Executive Director
Cadabam’s Group

 

 

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