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‘Sukoon Mental Health Helpline centre’: More than 60 youth with psychological issues treated successfully 

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SRINAGAR: The Incharge of SUKOON centre, Tahir Ahmad Magrey, on Friday informed that more than 400 calls were received in the last month during which callers held a telephonic conversation with the counselors to receive remedial assistance.

Out of those individuals, more than 60 callers have been perfectly treated till date who recuperated from various issues including depression, negative thoughts, trauma, etc while substance victims were also helped to quit the abuse and were rehabilitated, he added.

Remaining individuals are also being treated who are at different stages of treatment, Magrey said.

A youngster in his early twenties while talking about the Sukoon and the improvement of his health said that he was suffering from depression for a couple of years and was yearning for a normal life but failed to get such motivation and help. But after Divisional Administration Kashmir took this initiative of free counseling and upon contacting the professional team, he said that he got huge support.

It has been a month now that I have come out of depression which has changed my entire lifestyle and I am living a refined life, he said with satisfaction.

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