“Do not be surprised if our HIV cases increase because of substance abuse. It’s huge and alarming”, Dr Arshaid Hussain, Psychiatrist & Professor, IMHANS, GMC, Srinagar.
With the covid-19 pandemic, our idea of normality was the first casualty. The looming threat of this omnipresent devil, has stretched our mental health beyond measure which is evident from the alarming rise in mental health issues and growing suicide cases.
But has this been the only cause of trouble?
We find out in this discussion with Dr Arshaid
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