Online health platform Practo has observed a 180 per cent rise in online consultations on mental health in the last six months
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Bengaluru-headquartered Practo, an integrated healthcare company has witnessed a significant rise of 665 per cent in the number of mental health queries amidst the Covid-19 crisis.
Almost two-thirds of the mental health queries came from the age group between 21-40 of which 60 per cent were from the age group of 21-30. Apart from stress, anxiety, panic attacks, topics such as depression, bi-polar disorder were discussed at a higher rate in the past six months.
In a statement released, the company highlighted that between October 2019 and September 2020, while 35 per cent of all queries were from