In order to create a dialogue between the administration and the students on the issues that were widely debated in the aftermath of the recent suicides, T5E, SAC and MITr jointly organized a townhall meeting on mental health on Thursday, 12th October 2015.
If you won’t be able to make it to the Townhall in person, fill out your questions here.
Recent suicides on IIT-M campus have led to a wide-ranging debate on the existing support systems in the IIT’s and specifically IIT Madras. We
After we published It is Always Darkest Just Before Dawn, we received many more articles from insti students, all of them moved by
An alumnus writes about how he disagrees with the opinion piece titled “What has gone wrong with IIT Madras”, which was published recently in The Hindu Web Exclusives.
As IITians, we know better than anyone that any problem can be solved if we really apply ourselves and go through the pain of recovery. It’s hard. But take it from a person who can talk both from the perspective of a person who attempted suicide and from that of someone who overcame depression – we will always find a way to be happy. It’s human nature.
Nithyanand Rao speaks to Dr. Prabakar Thyagarajan, consultant psychiatrist at the Institute Hospital, on depression and mental health in the backdrop of the recent suicide on campus.