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Neerja Birla, chairperson of the Aditya Birla Education Trust, says that depression (depression) can occur to anyone at any age.
Actor Sushant Singh Rajput suffered from depression, ending his life. Recently, Aamir Khan's daughter Ira revealed on social media that she has been suffering from depression for four years. Neerja Birla, chairperson of Aditya Birla Education Trust working in the field of mental health, says that depression can happen to anyone at any age.
Be it a billionaire or a daily wage laborer, nobody is untouched by this. One out of every four teenagers aged 13 to 15 in the country and 1 in every 2 professionals in the corporate sector is suffering from depression. There are people around us, they are struggling with depression. Senior journalist Shema Chaidhary spoke to Neerja Birla for a media platform inquiry on issues related to depression. Major Excerpts
Take care of children before they hurt themselves
Helpline created, 60 thousand calls received
Neerja has set up a helpline with the help of BMC in Mumbai to give a better life to those who are struggling with depression. In this, 60 thousand calls have come from all over the country in 7 months. Neerja describes this as part of the larger crisis. She says' when you don't feel good constantly.
Do not feel good, change your sleep, stop working or do any work, feel sleepy, feel that you are in depression and need expert opinion immediately. This condition is caused by changes in chemical structure in the brain. Factors like heredity, heredity, are responsible for this. '
Corporates hesitate to show weakness
On the issue of Corporate Mental Health, Neerja says that men are hesitant to state their weakness, but 80% of the calls have been received by men on the helpline. 48% of corporates in the country are struggling with mental health, but they do not accept. So many calls are received because the identity is kept secret.
On the issue of the children having their own chat if they did not achieve anything, Neerja said that do not underestimate anyone's feelings. Parents should take care of the children before they reach such a situation. Take such measures in the beginning, develop such mechanisms so that the child does not reach the position of harming himself.