#SpeakUp - National Mental Health Movement 2018
Mental health is a major concern worldwide and India is not far behind in sharing this. The neglect of mental health is evident from a World Health Organization report which estimated that 50 million Indians suffered from depression. The situation is particularly grim in our country where almost 30% of population of the country consists of children in the age group between 0 and 14 years.
World Mental Health Day
Every year, 10th October is observed an awareness day for the world mental health awareness, to educate & advocate against the stigma.
Working together to prevent suicide
Every year, 10th September is observed as an awareness day for suicide prevention, in order to commit towards the cause of preventing suicides, with various activities. The solemn undertaking on this day is to #StampOutStigma around the topic of suicide prevention.
Ride to mpower
Ride to Mpower is an initiative by Mpower - The Movement, aimed at spreading awareness and challenging stigma experienced by people with mental health problems.
Mpower presents Gen M was a music concert featuring Arijit Singh, that championed the cause of Mental Health and brought together 20,000 Mumbaikars on 12th November 2017, at MMRDA Grounds to spark the dialogue about Mental Wellbeing.