Union Minister to launch ‘Kiran’ mental health rehabilitation helpline number

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News: Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment will launch ‘Kiran’, a mental health rehabilitation helpline number.


  • Kiran: It is a toll-free mental health rehabilitation helpline number that aims to provide support for early screening, psychological support, distress management, mental wellbeing psychological crisis among others.
  • It will offer support in 13 languages for any individual, family, NGOs, parent associations, professional associations, rehabilitation institutes, hospitals or anyone in need of support across the country.