Speaking about depression will help you on your way to recovery, says PM Narendra Modi


Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing the 30th edition of Mann Ki Baat said that depression is curable and those suffering from it only need to speak about it.

“We are aware about depression. However, it is true that those suffering from depression are not forthcoming to share their experience with others because he or she feels ashamed to do so. We should change this and encourage them to speak and share their burden,” Modi said during his monthly `Mann Ki Baat` radio address.

He said that depression was not an incurable ailment and one can get rid of it if a right psychological environment is built for him or her.

Emphasising the importance of speaking up once more, Modi said: “Suppression of depression is not good. Expression is always good. If depressed, share your feelings with others, it will make you feel better.”

He made the remarks ahead of World Health Day on April 7.

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