World Mental Health Day | The Daily Star
  • Virtual play to combat mental illness

    Out of the 161 million people of Bangladesh (as of 2015), 16.1 percent of adults and 15.2 percent of five- to 10-year-olds live with mental health issues. Only 0.44 percent of our national budget was allocated for mental health in the same year.

  • Breaking mental health barriers in the workplace

    Today marks 25 years of celebrating World Mental Health Day. The anniversary is expected to shed some extra light on the day's celebrations, which made it all the more important to choose a theme, as with every year, that would highlight an indispensable concern related to mental health.

  • Deepika Padukone to launch her foundation

    Actress Deepika Padukone, who has personally been a victim of depression, says she is planning to launch her foundation.