By Indrani Raha | 10 October 2022
World Mental Health Day was first celebrated on October 10, 1992, at the initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health, a global mental health organization.
Engage yourself in events and connect with others to know their experiences with mental health conditions.
Get certified in a mental health first aid course to directly help others in times of crisis.
If possible, share your story and your experiences in a safe way as it's also a part of spreading awareness.
Make use of your time, talents or financial means to support a mental health organization.
Listening to mental health podcasts can help you feel seen and understood in new ways.
Approach your local library and read books about mental health.
Self-care plays an incredibly important role in looking after your mental health.So practice self-care.
On this World Mental Health Day, reach out to loved ones who might be facing their own mental health struggles.
Sparking conversations on social media is another way to connect with people and raise awareness about mental health.
This World Mental Health Day, come let’s make a pledge about our own mental health, to practice self-care and make more time for ourselves.