The Mind - Life Project

The Mind-Life Project (The MLP) is a non-profit dedicated to Mental Health Awareness and Promotion. It’s focussed primarily on Campus and Young Adults mental health by creating trained peer support in campuses and the universe through Youth for Youth initiative. Life Surfers pledges its support to The MLP for the fulfillment of its goals. 

 

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Bharatiya Counselling Psychology Association

Bharatiya Counselling Psychology Association is an initiative to enhance Counselling Psychology Profession in India. It’s a collaboration of professional and institutional members. Life Surfers is a proud institutional member of BCPA that promises to support, promote and initiate its goals. 

 

 

WHO Facts

 

In India, WHO estimates that the burden of mental health problems is of the tune of 2,443 DALYs per 100,000 population, and the age-adjusted suicide rate per 100,000 population is 21.1. It is estimated that, in India, the economic loss, due to mental health conditions, between 2012-2030, is 1.03 trillions of 2010 dollars. (Pre COVID) 

Mental health workforce in India (per 100,000 population) includes psychiatrists (0.3), nurses (0.12), psychologists (0.07) and social workers (0.07).

Let’s Talk

Let’s Talk is a mental health crisis helpline started during the COVID19 pandemic. It’s a completely volunteer-driven initiative by professionals and institutions alike. Life Surfers is a Mental Health support and research partner with Let’s Talk.

 

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Move for Mental Health

This World Mental Health Day 2020 as part of the Move for Mental Health – Let’s Invest initiative , Life Surfers and The Mind-Life Project pledge support to Young Adult Mental Health by training students as peer support in university campuses in India.