Professional guidance needed to detect mental health issues
Leading experts discussed challenges in early detection of mental health problems and why professional help is essential during an interaction at the 16th Hindustan Times Leadership Summit on Saturday. The panel had Dr. Shekhar Saxena, visiting professor, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Dr. David Spiegel, M.D. Willson professor and associate chair of of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. ‘More than 15 days of persistent sadness, professional help is needed. And, families and friends should suggest that,’ said Dr. Shekhar Saxena.