Mental Health impact of Pandemic on general population-June24-30,2020_USA

40% of U.S. Adults Reported Worsening Mental Health in Late June Due to Pandemic, CDC Finds (emphasis/highlights: Murthy) U.S. adults reported worsening mental health associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Young adults, individuals who identified as Black and/or Hispanic, essential workers, and unpaid adult... Continue Reading →

Pandemic-Personal Reflections: BIC Aug 12 2020

VIDEO of the total programme(click on GREY MATTERSbelow) Memorable recollections. How has the pandemic affected you? August 12 2020. Bangalore International Centre. 5 leading ladies of the city: Ms. Arundhati Nag, Ms. Geetha Narayanan Ms. Nirupama Rao Ms. Rekha Menon in conversation with Ms. Rohini Nilekani. It is special, real life experiences, worth... Continue Reading →

Maintaining Emotional Health During the Pandemic-Prof.R.Srinivasa Murthy

Maintaining Emotional Health During the Pandemic -Prof.R.Srinivasa Murthy This is a recent(June 8,2020) talk to a group of pensioners in Bangalore about: -Understanding the emotional impact of the pandemic/lockdown; -Importance of social connectedness while maintaining physical distancing,; -Living in the Present; -Methods to maintain emotional health; -Methods that can be used to master worries, anxieties,... Continue Reading →

Helping Kids Cope with COVID-19 Worries

Helping Kids Cope with COVID-19 Worries By Susanne Bardon June 9, 2020 SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Magazi The psychological state of children may need special attention during COVID-19 impacts and isolation. Full Transcript  Stay-at-home orders due to COVID-19 have been in place for several months now. For many parents, these requirements have led to a balancing act between... Continue Reading →

World Cancer Survivor Day, June 7, 2020.

Letter to cancer from Cancer Survivor World Cancer Survivor day June 7 2020. Dear Cancer, Though you don't deserve to be called as DEAR but I have strong reasons that overshadows the harm you have done and that's the only reason I am using Dear for you.  So let's start from the beginning. You entered... Continue Reading →

Mental Health a priority_UN, May 14 2020

Key messages: The problem: • COVID-19 has the seeds of a major mental health crisis • The mental health and wellbeing of whole societies have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and are a priority to be addressed urgently. • A long-term upsurge in the number and severity of mental health problems is likely... Continue Reading →

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