“Creating a safe place for all – one Right step at a time”
All India Railwaymen’s Federation launched its first-ever Mental Health helpline in the new year, 2023, the year of change. This facility by Trijog will run 12/7 to provide access to mental healthcare to minds who keep the nation moving.
Mumbai: In a first-of-its-kind initiative to keep mental wellbeing as the core focus, the All-India Railwaymen’s Federation has associated with Trijog – one of India’s leading organisations for mental healthcare to launch the first-ever mental health helpline for 12 lakhs + employees of The Indian Railways and their family members. In line with Trijog’s vision to make mental healthcare accessible for all, the company will be responsible for providing its services to employees of The Indian Railways and All India Railwaymen’s Federation (AIRF).
Commenting on the same, Arushi Sethi Shah, Founder & CEO, of Trijog, said, “At Trijog, we are committed to working towards making mental healthcare accessible for all. Our association with ITF & AIRF is a step forward towards our key goal. It is a matter of pride and honor for us to associate with the Indian Railways and be the first ever service provider to take mental healthcare grassroots on a national level. Through the newly launched helpline, every caller will be assured and encouraged to maintain a timely connection with the therapist whenever they need to express themselves to a guided professional and seek help as and when required. Through this and all our initiatives, we look forward to building a better India – a India where mental health conversations are not a taboo and an India where physical health and mental health are given equal importance.”
Trijog will work closely with Dr. Syed Asif Altaf Chowdhury, Global Wellbeing & HIV Program Coordinator at ITF, and Shri Shiv Gopal Mishra, General Secretary at AIRF, to headline this initiative. Using counseling as a tool, this ground-breaking initiative will help take mental health to the grassroots while empowering one of the largest employers in the country to make better workplaces and keep employee wellness at the core of all its operations.
Trijog is today in India’s top 3 organisations for Mental Health Care and Holistic Wellness. We have been leading change and pioneering Mental Health in India since 2015. Today, Trijog is looked at as a thought leader in paving the way for quality Mental Healthcare in India and significantly contributing its services to the private and public sectors. Championing the cause nationally and internationally, Trijog’s work is backed by— The Hindu Business Line, India Today, CNN News 18, and Mid-Day, to name a few. Ms. Arushi Sethi is the CEO & Co-Founder of Trijog. At the age of 21, she began her entrepreneurial journey after a life-and-death experience herself, today being looked at as one of the Youngest Changemakers and has become a force to reckon with, impacting over 25 Million+ lives through her Thought Leadership and Advocacy of her organisation.
Significantly contributing to the Mental Health Movement, Arushi continues to influence numerous lives being a torchbearer for mental healthcare in India. She brought to India its first international representation for Mental Healthcare by being elected as the youngest and the first Indian Board Member on the World Federation of Mental Health (WFMH, arm of the WHO, United Nations and the largest body for Mental Health worldwide) from 2019 to 2021. Arushi also heads the youth section on the board globally.
The All-India Railwaymen’s Federation (AIRF) is a trade union that represents the interests of railway workers in India. It was founded in 1924 and is one of the country’s oldest and largest trade unions. The main objectives of the AIRF are to protect the rights and interests of railway workers, improve their working conditions, and promote their welfare. The organisation works towards ensuring job security for
railway employees and ensuring that their rights are protected. The AIRF actively advocates for the rights of railway workers and has played an important role in bringing about changes in the Indian Railways. The organisation has a strong presence in the country, with branches in all states and Union Territories of India. The AIRF is also an active participant in the policy-making process of the Indian Railways, and its representatives are frequently invited to participate in meetings and consultations on important railway issues.
The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is a democratic, affiliate-led federation recognised as the world’s leading transport authority. It fights passionately to improve working lives, connecting more
than 700 affiliated trade unions from 153 countries that may otherwise be isolated and helping their members to secure rights, equality and justice. They are the voice for nearly 20 million working men and women worldwide. What sets them apart is their scope and influence. They operate internationally and wield substantial bargaining and lobbying powers with international bodies and governments. Their size and stature mean that they are able to coordinate campaigns against multinationals and governments that get results and bring about change.