There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed. - Woodrow Wilson
Looking at the era of 21st century, it is evident that the time has come to spread awareness and explain significance of mental health and well being of oneself. In this competitive time, negative states of mind like stress, frustration, anxiety, depression and suicidal have infected our psyche unavoidably.
Today’s youth especially students are thoroughly stressed out and pressurized related to their careers, interpersonal relationships and life style as a whole. This has further made their approach more pessimistic. Students have become more vulnerable to risk taking, intolerance and impulsiveness. As a result, there is a noticeable increase in suicide rate among students which is a major concern not only for family but society at large.
Considering these circumstances, Gandhinagar Police has taken a remarkable initiative by launching Telephonic Counselling Helpline- Jeevan Aastha under Suraksha Setu Project. This helpline aims at Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Care.
Following are some of the salient features of this helpline:
Access of this service is across the nation