An article on guwahatiplus.com observed that mental health issues are on the rise due to the ongoing pandemic. The article reports that over 40,000 instances of psychological counselling have been conducted by government agencies alone.
Under the MONON initiative started under the guidance of Dr. Mythili Hazarika, President of Society of Mental Health in LAMIC countries, until November 1st, mental health data of 92,819 people were recorded and 42,455 have been counselled and provided necessary treatment.
Read the article here. https://www.guwahatiplus.com/article-detail/anxiety-depression-on-the-rise-in-assam-due-to-pandemic