Goa tries counselling to deal with student stress, suicides

Educational pressures, fear of failure, emotional problems and social inequalities were pushing a growing number of students in Goa towards substance abuse, gambling and even suicides, according to a top education official.

Rehabilitation of drug addicts important, along with de-addiction: Pranab Mukherjee

Community-based service should be promoted for the identification, counselling and de-addiction of drug addicts along with their after-care and rehabilitation said President Prabnab Mukherjee at an award ceremony in the capital on Thursday.

Sri Lanka to provide counselling to kin of war missing

A Sri Lankan government-appointed panel probing the cases of thousands of missing people during the nearly three-decade-long war with the LTTE will provide counselling to the kin of those disappeared, an official said Tuesday.

More Oz cricketers seeking shrinks` help to improve `mental health`

Sydney: Australian cricketers are reportedly having confidential counselling sessions more than ever before in order to address and improve their mental health.

CBSE to conduct pre-exam counselling from Tuesday

With the examination season round the corner, the pre-exam counselling by CBSE will begin from tomorrow and continue till April 17.

Counselling program reduces youth violence

New evidence has come that proves a violence reduction program succeeds in creating a sizable decline in violent crime among youth.

Counselling key to quit smoking: Study

More than drugs, it is counselling by a doctor that plays a key role in smoking cessation.

Fear of bad breath haunting millions of Indians

Bad breath is a problem which leads to low self esteem, but what could be worse is the halitophobia, or the fear of bad breath, which affects nearly five percent of India`s adult population, say doctors.

Women`s depression linked to partners` abuse

Forty percent of women who suffer depression after childbirth are abused by their partners.

Lohan signs up for counselling

Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan has signed up for psychological counselling after a judge warned to revoke her probation if she didn`t.

LiLo donning $1,200 heels at court says she can’t afford counselling!

Lindsay Lohan has claimed during a routine probation hearing that paying for court-ordered counselling is weighing a bit too much on her pocket.

Brit takes counselling to get rid of sausage addiction

David is reportedly undergoing counselling after developing an unusual addiction to the bangers.

Counselling doesn`t help smokers quit

Experts have suggested that motivational Counselling might not be the ideal treatment choice for those who smoke cigarettes.

Counselling doesn`t help smokers quit

Experts have suggested that motivational Counselling might not be the ideal treatment choice for those who smoke cigarettes.

International agency resumes counselling services in Valley

An international humanitarian
medical aid organisation has begun providing "psychological
assistance" to victims of violence in the restive Kashmir
Valley after over three weeks.

OU reschedules PG counselling, other exams

Osmania University announced rescheduling of PG counselling and other exams in view of bandh call given by students under the banner of OUJAC.

IIT-K sets up counselling, yoga centres for students

IIT-Kanpur has set up counselling and
yoga centres on the campus to help students cope with stress
which, at times, leads them to contemplating suicide.

Plan for common counselling for IITs and NITs

With seats in certain national
level institutes remaining vacant due to multiple counselling,
the IITs and NITs could start common counselling to smoothen the admission process and reduce hardship of
students.

Phone counselling can help teen smokers quit

Personalised, proactive phone counselling centred on motivational interviewing can help teenagers quit smoking, recent studies suggest.

Phone counselling can help teen smokers quit

Personalised, proactive phone counselling centred on motivational interviewing can help teenagers quit smoking, recent studies suggest.