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Mini Review - Journal of Mental Health and Aging (2023) Volume 7, Issue 4

Indian mental health law, policy, and programmes: A fragmented story of change, inconsistencies, and opportunities

Emily Sarah*

Division of Psychiatry, Purbanchal University, Koshi Province, Nepal

*Corresponding Author:
Emily Sarah
Division of Psychiatry
Purbanchal University
Koshi Province, Nepal

Received: 21-June-2023, Manuscript No. AAJMHA-23-108757; Editor assigned: 23-June-2023, Pre QC No. AAJMHA-23-108757 (PQ); Reviewed: 06-July-2023, QC No. AAJMHA-23-108757; Revised: 08-July-2023, Manuscript No. AAJMHA-23-108757 (R); Published: 17-July-2023, DOI: 10.35841/aajmha-7.4.156

Citation: Sarah E. Indian mental health law, policy, and programmes: A fragmented story of change, inconsistencies, and opportunities. J Ment Health Aging. 2023;7(4)156

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Mental health is an essential component of overall wellness. It encompasses our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Having good mental health means that we are able to cope with life's challenges, manage our emotions effectively, and form meaningful relationships with others. However, mental health problems are not uncommon, and many people struggle with conditions such as depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder. Understanding your emotions is the first step to managing your mental health. Emotions are natural and necessary responses to life's events, but they can be overwhelming and distressing when they are not managed effectively. Learning to recognize and label your emotions can help you better understand your thoughts and behaviors. One helpful strategy for managing emotions is mindfulness. Mindfulness involves focusing on the present moment and accepting your thoughts and feelings without judgment. Practicing mindfulness can help you become more aware of your emotions, recognize patterns of negative thinking, and learn to respond to situations in a more positive and effective way [3].

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