India has an estimated 200 million people living with mental health problems. Most have little or no access to professional help, but an online start-up is working to address this. Photo: Alamy
India has an estimated 200 million people living with mental health problems. Most have little or no access to professional help, but an online start-up is working to address this. Photo: Alamy
Wellness

Indian start-ups’ online mental health counselling could help millions who lack access

  • In India, nearly 200 million people have mental health problems and there is fewer than one psychiatrist for every 100,000 people
  • Juno Clinic, a start-up, offers easy and relatively cheap access to online counselling from professionals

India has an estimated 200 million people living with mental health problems. Most have little or no access to professional help, but an online start-up is working to address this. Photo: Alamy
India has an estimated 200 million people living with mental health problems. Most have little or no access to professional help, but an online start-up is working to address this. Photo: Alamy
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