the State of Mental Health in India...a comment
Read a few of the stories and try ascertaining the community mental health in India.
Depressed, suicidal flyer bites airhostess & causes panic midair
UP cop calls Mayawati govt corrupt, dumped in mental asylum
Rathore attacked by knife-wielding youth, Utsav Sharma
Approach to community mental health can be made on the basis of following
The mental health of a community is directly linked to its social development. There are five core adaptive systems that explain the effects of social adversity on mental health outcomes (Silove model). These are ‘safety’, ‘attachment’, ‘justice’, ‘identity-role’, and ‘existential-meaning’.
----from the Dawn, Pakistan.