PM Modi Urged Indians To Talk About Depression In An Enlightening Speech

    "Depression can be overcome. We all can play a role in helping those suffering from depression overcome it."

    On this week's Mann Ki Baat, PM Narendra Modi decided to speak up about depression.

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    He spoke up about the issue because the focus of World Health Day this year is depression and mental health. The World Health Organisation (WHO) claims that around 36% of Indians suffer from depression.

    He went on to encourage Indians to seek help if they feel depressed.

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    He also explained that it is curable with a little help from our loved ones.

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    He suggested talking to other people who might be suffering from similar issues to help with your own.

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    You can read the whole speech here.

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