Media Coverage

Media Coverage in 2020













Article on Mann Mela organised by Sangath published in the Indian Express on February 17, 2020


Article on Mann Mela organised by Sangath published in the Gomantak Times on February 17, 2020



Article “Symposium on Global Mental Health & Digital Psychiatry conducted” published in the Daily Pioneer on February 08, 2020


Jan 18, 2020. Indian Express:

Article “A Shared Shame” by Dr Vikram Patel published in The Indian Express on January 18, 2020. Photo Credit: Indian Express, Illustration by C R Sasikumar


Media Coverage in 2019
    • 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