Deepika Padukone on Wednesday talked about mental wellness in a candid manner at World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT).
The 32-year-old actor spoke about her depression and said that she recognises what depression is.
She opened up about her breakdown in 2014 and said that there is a difference between being sad and being depressed.
“The foundation came out much later. Many people approached me and for me, that was a purpose. It’s not tangible. There are their own stigma and pressure of their own family not to come out. There is so much work to do in this field”. Talking about the foundation said Deepika Padukone
“My mother is my biggest supporter. The fact is that it is important to have psychologist and counselor in any company. It trickles down but I want to make it mandatory to everyone reach a counselor”
Deepika spoke about the importance of having someone to talk to.
“Mental health should not be treated differently. Empathy in such situation is equal at work. It is hard to get up and go to work every day, hence it’s important to deal with people who have experiences with mental health. Oganisation should have a counselor”.
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