Media Coverage

2017

Click on the links below to read stories about Sangath published on the National Public Radio (NPR).

When There's No Therapist, How Can The Depressed Find Help?

India's Community Approach To Depression Tackles Treatment Shortage

2016

Click to read E-news published on the OneWorld South Asia on Scaling up mental health services: Making it happen through mann-kaksh by Rahul Sidhaye.

Click to read a press release published in the Times of India and Herald on the Mental Heath Film Festival 2016 organised by Sangath in collaboration with Trimiti Trust, Pune and Psychiatry Society of Goa.

Click to read the opinion peice by Prof. Vikram Patel where he discusses the unmet need of mental healthcare service among populations affected by conflict and displacement on 'The Guardian'.

Click to read a a press release published on 9th July 2016 : Alcohol as disease can be treated.

Click to read an article on Prof Vikram Patel published on the Times of India on 10th June 2016: Increasing youth suicide is India's gravest crisis: Sangath Co-founder

Click to read a press release published on the Times of India on 2nd April 2016 :Sangath brings Autism Awareness to the masses.

2015

Click to read a press release Emerging Market Symposium : Engaging Young People for a Better Value : Symposium attended by Dr. Vikram Patel and Prachi Khandeparkar at University of Oxford.

PRIME NEWS : One in four men consumes alcohol in rural MP: Study  Click to read more

PRIME NEWS : Workshop in India a great success. Click to read more

Click to read an article published in the Times of India on 16th December on NGO Sangath working on parent-led autism therapy.

Click to read an article published in the Navahind Times on 10th October Vikram Patel: The Mental health crusader

Click to read a press release, district mental healthcare plans from five low- and middle-income countries by PRIME Project, Bhopal, India.

Click to read an article Development and piloting of a plan for integrating mental health in primary care in Sehore district, Madhya Pradesh, India on a journal BJpsych Internatinal

An article published on the Dainik Bhaskar newspaper, by Prime Project Bhopal , marking World Mental Helth Day किसी को भी हो सकते हैं ये 7 मेंटल डिसऑर्डर, कैसे हो पहचान, जानिए अभी 

An article on Who you Callin' Mental?......READ by Sheetal Kandola, Addiction Research Group, Sangath marking World Mental Health Day.

An artilce on Suicide is now the biggest killer of teenage girls worldwide. Here's why ; The e-news on The Telegraph: UK ; Prof. Vikram Patel says.....READ

Click to read a paper written by Dr. Vikram Patel SUNDAR: Mental health for all by all on a journal BJPsych International

2014

Click to read write on Sangath on the report published by Centre For Global Mental Health

Click to read a write up by Prajal Sakhardande on Heritage Walk of Kadam Royal Road published in Herald Cafe September October 15

Click to read an article on Dementia: Can we reduce the risk? in The Navhind Times published on September 21

Click to read an article titled Goa police guided on Stress Management published in The Navhind Times Buzz on September 13

Click to read an article titled Forum Theatre for Mental Health Awareness published in Herald Cafe on September 11

Click to read an article titled Suicide Prevention One World Connected published in The Navhind Times Buzz on September 10

Click to watch an interview with Dr Vikram Patel on making prevention of suicide a mental health priority on NDTV on September 04

Click to read an article titled Why Is Mental Health Such a Low Priority For The UN? by Profs Vikram Patel and Graham Thornicroft published the The Guardian on September 02

Click to read a write up on Sangath's national award in the August edition of Viva Goa magazine

Click to read a write up on Sangath's national award in The Navhind Times Buzz on August 17

Click to read an article on Sangath's latest study titled More Goan Teens Taking To Booze published in the Gomantak Times on August 07

Click to read a write up on Sangath's national award in The Goan on July 30

Click to read an interview with Prof Vikram Patel called Going Global With Mental Health in the Human Givens Journal.

Click to read a report on Sangath's donation drive which appeared in the Times of India on May 26

Click to read an article called Hope For People With Schizophrenia outlining the INCENSE project. It appeared in the Navhind Times on May 24

Click to read an article 'Saving Minds Along With Souls' mentioning Sangath's work on schizophrenia published in The New York Times on April 18

Click to read an article in Sakal titled 'Manorugyanchya Aarogyaseveth' (In service of mental health) by founder member Prof Vikram Patel published on April 10

Click to read a write up titled 'Goa Goes Blue for Autism' in the Herald published on April 09

Click to read about World Autism Awareness Day celebrations in Goa in the Navhind Times Buzz published on April 06

Hear founder member Prof Vikram Patel speak to leading scientific publisher BioMed Central about closing the treatment gap and the changing perceptions of mental health in this podcast on Global Mental Health: Challenges and Changing Perceptions posted on April 01

Click to read an article 'Schizophrenia Tops In Disability Burden' by founder member Prof Vikram Patel in Livemint on April 01

Click to read a report titled Schizophrenia Treatment Better At Home published in the Deccan Herald on March 20

Click to read a report in the New York Times on Schizophrenics and Home Care based on Sangath's COPSI project published on March 17

Click to read Global Mental Health: An Interview with Vikram Patel published in BMC Medicine on March 14

Click to read an article 'Transforming Lives, Enhancing Communities - Innovations in Global Mental Health' authored by founder member Dr Vikram Patel, published in the New England Journal of Medicine on January 15

 
2013

Click to read an article about Prof Vikram Patel and his views on 'How To Treat Depression Psychiatrists Are Scarce' published on Wired on December 03

Click to read an article 'Resources Alone Cannot Buy Good Health' on our Leadership in Mental Health course published in The Australian on December 28, 2013

Click to read an article on Sangath's Badhte Kadam event published in Global Accessibility News on December 05, 2013

Click to read an article on Sangath's Badhte Kadam event published in the Times of India on December 05, 2013

Click to read an article titled 'Sangath Study Highlights Reasons For Alcohol Problems In India' published in the Times of India on December 04, 2013

Click to watch a video commemorating International Day of Persons With Disabilities on December 03

Click to read a write-up on Sangath's Badhte Kadam event published in Target Goa on December 02, 2013

Click to read an article titled Are You Always Anxious? by Dr Abhijit Nadkarni and Urvita Bhatia on Navhind Times Buzz on October 14

Click to watch Life Less Ordinary on Sangath's work which aired on Singapore's Channel NewsAsia

Click to read about Suicide in India: Time for Action by Dr Abhijit Nadkarni on Navhind Times Panorama on September 15

Click to read an article 'A much-needed mental health care Bill' by Managing Committee member Prof Vikram Patel published by LiveMint on August 27

Click to read an article India Fights Old Myths On Mental Disorders on Stuff on July 07 quoting Managing Committee member Prof Vikram Patel

Click to read an article titled India Fights Stigma On Mental Health in the Richmond Times Dispatch on June 14 quoting Managing Committee member Prof Vikram Patel

Click to view a film Stepping In For Mental Health - Community Health Workers and Sangath by award-winning documentary filmmaker Delaney Ruston

Click to read a write up titled 'Culture: Diverse Diagnostics' featuring Sangath's PASS project on the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative website

Click to read an article 'Mentally Ill Indian's Hidden Decade In Solitary' in the BBC on May 31 quoting Managing Committee member Prof Vikram Patel

Click to read a write up on Sangath's Stars in Global Health award in the Indian Express on May 07

Click to find a mention of Sangath's Stars in Global Health award on Scoop.It! under Indian Innovators get $1million to fund high-tech health solutions on April 29

Click to find a mention of Sangath's Stars in Global Health award on The Daily Mail on April 28

Click to read a brief write-up on Sangath's Stars in Global Health award in the Times of India on April 30

Click to read about World Autism Awareness Day celebrations in Goa in the Navhind Times on April 03

Click to read an article on the Times of India titled 'Study On Chronic Diseases At Carambolim' which appeared on March 18

Click to read 'Legislating The Right To Care For Mental Illness' by founder member Dr Vikram Patel which appeared in the Economic And Political Weekly on March 02

Click to watch a film from HealthNetTPO by Willem van de Put and Jan van den Berg featuring founder member Dr Vikram Patel on global mental health, called Psychiatry Unchained

Click to read an article by chairperson Dr Amit Dias called Unraveling The Mysteries Of Alzheimer's in the January issue of Mind & Body, Heart & Soul.

Click to read about our VISHRAM project in an article in The Hindu - Weeding Out Distress - which appeared on January 13

 

2012

Click to view an interview with founder member Dr Vikram Patel titled 'Psychiatry Is As Much Science As Art' which appeared in Herald on November 25

Click to view an article on Badhte Kadam 2012 which appeared in Herald on November 12

Click to view an interview with founder member Dr Vikram Patel on Suicide Nation: Can The Mental Health Bill Change Anything In India? on Firstpost.com

Click to view project coordinator Dr Abhijit Nadkarni's article on A Cry For Love in Mind & Body, Heart & Soul in October

Click to view an article on the Badhte Kadam 2012 campaign which appeared in The Navhind Times on October 24

Click to view an article on Sangath in Viva Goa's Making A Difference column in October

Click to view a news piece on Sangath's activities during World Mental Health Week in The Herald and The Times of India on October 17 and 19 respectively

Click to view an article in The Hindu on the VISHRAM program titled Depression, A Forced Silence Within on October 10

Click to view project coordinator Dr Abhijit Nadkarni's article on Understanding Mental Illness (Konkani) in Sunaparant on October 10

Click to view project coordinator Dr Abhijit Nadkarni's article on Understanding Mental Illness in The Navhind Times Buzz on October 10

Click to view a Le Monde profile on Prof Vikram Patel titled Le Pari Fou Du Docteur Patel which appeared on August 10

Click to view an article on Mental Health Care, Now Accessible To All which appeared in The Asian Age

Click to view founder member Dr Vikram Patel's talk on Mental Health For All By Involving All on TED.com

Click to view project coordinator Prachi Khandeparkar discussing Counselling For Students on Prudent Media's 'Break Hour' dated 26 July

Click to view an article on Women in Peril in OHeraldO dated 22nd July

Click to view Fighting Depression, One Village At A Time which appeared on The New York Times website on July 18

Click to view an article on World Autism Awareness day 2012 Times of India dated April 02,  The Navhind Times ZEST dated April 07, Sunapranth dated April 02 and OHERALDO dated April 08

 

2011

Click to view article on No Health without Mental Health dated 16 October

Click to view article on WAAD Celebrations in India and Sub Continent dated April

Click to view article on Sangath holds consultation meet on law on disability dated March 12

Click to view an article titled Who Needs Psychiatrists? describing Sangath's work on pages 4-5. It appeared in the Science magazine on March 16

Click to view an article describing how Community Workers Help To Bridge Treatment Gap In Mental Health which appeared in The Guardian in February

Click to view article on Awarness programme on Dementia at Vasco dated Feb 22

Click to view article on Events on the DOST (Developing Opportunities for Special Teens)  Navhind Times dated March 01 and Times Of India dated February 27

Click to view article on Sangath Award Trophy (Badte Kadam Campaign) dated February 04

Click to view an article on Sangath's findings to SHAPE health promotion in schools dated  November 22

Click to view an article on Sangath to counsel suicide-prone vidarbha farmers dated  November 12

Click to view an article on Manas (Lancet media journal)

Click to view a news piece on Sangath's award of the one-time Golden Jubilee grants in memory of Blessed Mother Teresa by the Government of Goa, which appeared in the Navhind Times on April 14

 

2010

Click to view an article on Workshop on Dementia held for home Nursing students dated Dec 25

Click to view article on Rally creates awareness on special children dated November 23

Click to view article on Gomantak Marathi dated November 18

Click to view article on Disease and the human mind dated October 10

Click to view article on Healthy mind, wealthy you dated October 10

Clivk to view article on State lags in providing facilities for Alzheimer`s patients dated  December 06

 

2008

Click to view a Lancet journal profile on Prof Vikram Patel from September 08