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The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India has set up the National Health Portal in pursuance to the decisions of the National Knowledge Commission, to provide healthcare related information to the citizens of India and to serve as a single point of access for consolidated health information. It aims to make this a single point access for authenticated health information for students,health care professionals and researchers. Visit us at www.nhp.gov.in
NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raise awareness and build a community for hope for all of those in need. Learn more about NAMI’s work and accomplishments on www.nami.org
The Royal College of Psychiatrists is the professional body responsible for education, training, setting and raising standards in psychiatry.RCPsych Publications publishes the college’s flagship journal the British Journal of Psychiatry, along with a full programme of books and college reports in all areas of psychiatry. Read more at www.rcpsych.ac.uk
Transforming the understanding and treatment of mental illness is the motto of National Insitute of Mental Health. NIMH has a detailed publication about the signs, symptoms, treatment, and current research on specific mental illnesses and related topics which one can read online, download or order for free. To know more log into www.nimh.nih.gov
We all have mental health, like we all have physical health. Both change throughout our lives. And, like our bodies, our minds can become unwell. Mental health problems might actually be more common than you think. One in four of us will be affected by mental illness in any year. The effects are as real as a broken arm, even though there isn’t a sling or plaster cast to show for it. Let’s talk about mental health and make a pledge to end mental health stigma at www.time-to-change.org.uk
The biggest challenge in the field of mental health is the prevalence of widespread ignorance and misconceptions. This results in dismal rate of treatment among those who suffer from mental health problems. With a mission to provide access to right knowledge on mental health to the people and getting them to play a more constructive role in improving the situation for those who suffer and their caregivers, White Swan Foundation for Mental Health was formed as a non-profit organization. The foundation aims to provide patients, caregivers and others with well-researched content that will help them make informed decisions on how to deal with mental health issues. The White Swan Foundation team will collaborate with like-minded individuals and organizations across the world to bring to you the best-in-class knowledge on mental health.NIMHANS has partnered with White Swan Foundation to offer knowledge, resources and expertise in enabling the latter to develop such knowledge repositories on mental health.
For more information, please visit http://www.whiteswanfoundation.org