Sakal Media Group which started in 1932, is the largest independently owned media house committed to being the voice of the common citizen across Maharashtra.
Our initiative to serve society through Sakal Social Foundation was started soon after the publishing business was established. Our vision of being a channel to mobilize communities to support each other and build resilience during the time of need.
These are unusual circumstances that we are living in today. The coronavirus pandemic has hit us hard in several ways. Besides economic and financial instability, we are also facing an unprecedented emotional crisis. Anxiety, stress, depression, domestic abuse has doubled in the last couple of months. The lockdown has had a massive impact on the lifestyle of people who now have to live with limited resources. Fear of losing their jobs, businesses, earnings, or even basic resources is adding to their emotional and mental distress. Mental well-being is an area that requires massive focus and adequate measures to help people cope up with the current pressures today. And to help communities to get through these troubling times, Sakal has started a series of videos, by experts in various fields, holistic self-care, inspirational talks by our readers, and positive quotes to help motivate people and encourage them to help one another, and the campaign is called #WeAreInThisTogether.
As a part of our outreach, we are going to mainly talk about Anxiety, Stress, Depression, Loneliness, and Domestic Abuse and provide holistic measures to help understand and navigate through this crisis. To introduce alternate forms of therapy such as art therapy, music therapy, dance movement therapy, etc. as effective methods to deal with mental health issues and promote emotional well-being. We hope you will join hands with us, in trying to make this world a better place.