Deepika Padukone to open a foundation to promote Mental Health Care
Deepika Padukone will start a foundation to promote mental health care on March 21, the day she decided to seek help for depression. Early this year, Deepika Padukone surprised everyone by opening up about the bouts of depression and anxiety attacks in 2014.The issue remains a taboo subject because of the stigma and shame attached to it.
The foundation will be called Live Laugh Love, she’s already registered the name “It is too early to discuss and reveal other details associated with it. All that Deepika is sure about right now is that she wants to start it on March 21. That day has a special significance for her as it was on this day that she decided to seek professional help last year.
Of late, Deepika has had meetings with several mental health specialists and is committed to the cause of mental health in the country. She wants to encourage them to seek professional help from specialists when going through a personal crisis. That’s the only way to overcome the problem.When contacted Deepika’s spokesperson confirmed the news about the actress setting up the foundation.