We have advanced in so many ways in this modernised world. Our civilisation is racing towards more uncertainty, complexity and hyper activity. But in hind side paying a price, ‘Mental illness’ is one of them and it’s a disease of this high priced civilisation.
In any given year 20% of the population is experiencing
mental health issues, 45% in their lifetime. By 2030 depression will be the
leading cause of disease burden globally. In the last 45 years suicide rates
have increased by 60% worldwide. Suicide was the second leading cause of death
among 15-29 year olds globally in 2012.
Let’s share the burden, create a mentally healthy world. Because Human wellbeing should be is the ultimate business.
Goutam considers himself as Mathematics Honours and Masters in Information Technology by education, entrepreneur by logic, egalitarian by heart, life and learning are joyfully synonymous by attitude. Author of “Jailbreak : Unblock the friend within to conquer this big small world”, "Think Like a Migrant Act Like a Local", instructor of two e-learning courses. He has gone on to found successful consultancy company, Infonity (www.infonity.com.au). They are in HR consulting, recruitment and human analytics. They are also specialised in Workforce Diversity and Mental Health Consulting for organizations and governments. Currently they are operating nationally in Australia. In March 2014 Infonity started operations in India, focusing on early intervention on mental health. Vast experience from his early odd jobs to established corporate roles in several IT companies has sown the seeds for these courses. He worked in 14 jobs in 7 different industries has given him invaluable experience in understanding how people think and act.