Bhubaneswar(13/05/2022/Article By Social activist Jyotirmayee Mohapatra): World wide every year more about 800,000 people die by suicide.
According to WHO ( World Health
Organisation), in India suicide is an emerging and serious public issue.
153,052 Indian committed
suicide during 2020 and the Nation rate was 11.3 ( calculated per lakh of population).
suicide violence at home, family disturbances, killing near and dear ones break up in many relations
etc many issues because of poor state of mind or lack of mental hygiene .
The Coronavirus crisis has been a major blow to our spirits and now millions of people over the
World are showing signs of psychological stress due to the fights against COVID_19.
Good mental hygiene gives us balance health and wellbeing in our day to day lives.
Mental hygiene is
the science of maintaining mental health and preventing disorders to help people function at their
It includes all measures taken to promote and preserve mental health , rehabilitation
of the mentally disturbed, prevention of mental illness and aid coping in a stressful world.
simple self care activity can be part of an effective mental hygiene routine.
Listening to calming or
upbeat music, talking about your feelings with friends or family and keeping your mind busy in
doing some activity you love to do.
Mental hygiene practices could be
1.Talking about your feelings, which can help you stay in good mental health.
2.Keep yourself active.
4.Keep in touch with each and everyone u enjoy spending time.
5.Ask for help during need.
6.Take a break.
7.Accept who you are.
8.Care for others.
9.Do something you are good at.
10.Mingle with others , do not keep yourself isolated etc.
Mental hygiene aims at the harmonious development of the physical, mental and spiritual
capacities of the individual.
So that he may promptly adjust to his social environment and can
contribute to the welfare of the society.
The last goal of mental hygiene is to prepare the individual
for effective existence in the society.
Mental health is regarded as a condition of the individual relative to the capacities and social
environmental context of that person.
Mental hygiene includes all measures taken to promote and
to preserve mental health.