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Importance of mental health: Here's what experts have to say

Updated : June 16, 2020 12:03 AM IST

The death of Sushant Singh Rajput, a young and successful actor has forced people to acknowledge the challenges of mental health. The commentary on Rajput's suspected suicide, unfortunately gives us a voyeuristic account of his life and what could have led him to his end without addressing the real issue.

The COVID related lockdown has led to a rise in mental health issues. A survey conducted by the Indian Psychiatry Society has noted an increase in the number of people reporting mental health issues possibly due to the restrictions on social engagement, job & financial insecurities and the fear of the disease itself.

To discuss the challenges and solutions to this problem, CNBC-TV18's Shereen Bhan gets in conversation with Congress  leader Milind Deora, Investment Advisor at Sequoia Capital India Rachit Gupta and Radhika Gupta CEO at Edelweiss Asset Management.

Watch the video to find out more about mental health care.
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