Media Coverage

  • Busting the myth that depression doesn’t affect people in poor countries | Society | The Guardian – READ
  • Promoting wellness in the workplace: by Sangath’s Addictions Research Group – READ
  • Dr Vikram Patel awarded John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award – READ
  • Now, pursue PhD with Sangath. READ
  • After studies, love life causes stress among adolescents: READ
  • Loneliness and isolation are taking toll on youth: READ
  • Pune: Website collects youth perspective on mental health: READ
  • Need someone to talk to? These online safe spaces have got your back: READ


  • Goa English daily Gomantak Times examines what is new in the second edition of ‘Where There is No Psychiatrist’ – a book co-authored by Vikram Patel. READ
  • ‘Making Mental Health a Priority’ – An article published in the Harvard Medical School’s website to mark Vikram Patel’s appointment at HMS. READ
  • Sangath’s project ‘Young Lives Matter’s Madhumitha Balaji was featured in a series on women in science. READ
  • Sangath’s ‘Beyond Boundaries’ project organised a rally to mark the World Autism Awareness Day 2018 in April. Here are pictures of the media coverage. CLICK
  • Time to make mental health a top priority. READ
  • Co-founder of NGO Sangath, Vikram Patel spoke on ‘people’s health in people’s hands: reimagining healthcare’ on February 16. READ
  • Vikram Patel comes down heavily on India’s pharmaceutical system. READ
  • Depression: Lay counsellors can help. READ
  • Dr Charles Reynolds III, co-recipient along with Dr Vikram Patel of the New York-based The Brain and Behaviour Research Foundation’s 2016 Pardes Humanitarian Prize in mental health, has decided to donate his share of the prize money US$150,000 (1 crore) entirely to Sangath. Sangath will use this money to build a much-needed centre for Chronic Disease and Aging Research (CARE) in Goa. READ
  • OBE honour for Sangath founder. READ
  • Depression among old worries psychologists. READ
  • Sangath bags award for public health. READ
  • Increasing youth suicide is India’s gravest crisis: Sangath co-founder READ
  • Sangath brings autism awareness to the masses. READ
  • 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 allon a journal BJPsych International