News : 24X7 Helpline for Medical Students Soon
New Delhi, India, June 6, 2019 -- The Indian Medical Association is planning to set up counselling centres at all medical colleges and teaching institutions and a 24x7 helpline to help students deal with mental health issues.
This comes days after Dr. Payal Tadvi, 26, allegedly committed suicide after facing harassment by seniors at a Mumbai hospital.
The IMA has launched an initiative named Doctors 4 Doctors (D4D) aimed at preventing burn out, addressing mental health challenges and reducing incidents of suicide among residents and clinicians.
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