• The Hindu

Saving lives under the long shadow of the pandemic

Updated: May 3, 2021

Along with fighting the virus, there is a growing need to make mental health and suicide prevention a priority


The COVID-19 pandemic has ‘impacted populations around the world in multiple ways. The fear of being infected and anxiety about an uncertain present and future have impacted mental health severely. Lockdowns have led to isolation, in turn heightening anxiety and causing depression in societies, particularly in vulnerable communities’.


Link to the article: https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/saving-lives-under-the-long-shadow-of-the-pandemic/article32816439.ece