Mental illness

The Mental Healthcare Act provides persons with mental illness protection from cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment, right to information about their illness and treatment, right to confidentiality and right to access their medical records. Photo: HT
The original Mental Healthcare Bill clearly outlined how and when one could create an advance directive. Photo: iStockphoto

The gaps in the Mental Healthcare Act

4 min read . 20 Dec 2017
India currently does not have any insurance coverage for mental health disorders. iStock photo

A market for mental health insurance?

3 min read . 24 Apr 2017
Overweight children and teens are often a target of bullies.<br />

Suffering in silence

5 min read . 27 Apr 2015