Emotions and Healing

Five Tips to Talk About Mental Health Responsibly

Health Collective Mental Health

We know the feeling — things are moving so fast that it’s sometimes hard to keep up with all the guidelines on commenting/ sharing responsibly when it comes to a topic you are so passionate about… A topic that’s often in the middle of a blindingly urgent news cycle, a news cycle that itself doesn’t […]

Mindscape Series: New Book on Young Mental Health Launched

Amrita Tripathi Articles

We did it! Book 2 in the Mindscape Series: Young Mental Health has been released. It was so wonderful to have a stellar panel to launch our book. Buy Book Two in the Mindscape series: Young Mental Health We promised a fab panel and that’s what we got — an authentic, informative conversation with my […]

Book and Mental Health

Your Stories: From Jabalpur to Delhi, Physical to Mental Health and Back Again

Amrita Tripathi Voices

By Amrita Tripathi A couple of months ago, I had the good fortune of being sent an advance copy of a manuscript titled It’s All in Your Head, M by Manjiri Indurkar. I couldn’t put it down, once I started reading, and that’s as much to do with the moving story — a very personal one […]

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It’s All in Your Head, M: An Excerpt

Mental Health Voices

Featuring an excerpt from the powerful and poignant ‘It’s All in Your Head, M’ by Manjiri Indurkar, with the kind permission of Westland Books. ALSO READ: Our interview with Manjiri Indurkar right here, including her thoughts on this excerpt below.   It’s All in Your Head, M: An Excerpt Moments that change your life are […]

Book Shelves for Mental health books

Mental Health Books: Reccos from Therapist and Author Meera Haran Alva

Health Collective Mental Health

By Meera Haran Alva There many books that have influenced me and some that I have recently discovered, which have added value to my life.   ALSO READ: Mental Health Book Reccos by Author and Editor Himanjali Sankar   I love the series of books by Harriet Lerner, I highly recommend her book titled ‘The […]

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Healthy Brains Global Initiative Invites Lived Experience Council Applications

Health Collective Mental Health

As many mental health stakeholders, advocates and organisations highlight the need to center discourse on Mental Health and Mental Illness around lived experience, here is a message from the Healthy Brains Global Initiative, which seeks to “mobilize US$10 billion for brain health research that will ultimately benefit people living with neurological and mental health disorders”, […]

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Loneliness, Isolation, Burn-out: Why Covid-19 Frontline Healthcare Workers Need Their Own Helpline

Amrita Tripathi Health Collective

While the entire country struggles with the ramifications of the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s perhaps not surprising that front line healthcare workers are dealing with the brunt of the issue. iCALL, TISS with the support of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) launched a dedicated multilingual counselling helpline “SWAASTHI” earlier this year for healthcare providers and […]

World Mental Health Day 2020

World Mental Health Day 2020: Let’s Talk

Mental Health Videos

  This World Mental Health Day 2020, do check out an important converstaion that centers around lived experience and the art — books and music — created from very personal journeys. Featuring the wonderful Shreevatsa Nevatia, author of ‘How to Travel Light’, Shubhrata Prakash, author of ‘The D Word’, musicians Lil Todu and Bluesanova, the artists […]

Book Shelves for Mental health books

Mental Health Books: Reccos from Author and Editor Himanjali Sankar

Mental Health Voices

By Himanjali Sankar Mathematics has always let me down and I find I listed 6 books when asked for five but decided to go along with it since couldn’t decide which one to eliminate. The books are ordered chronologically according to year of publication. The Yellow Wallpaper (1892) – by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, is a […]

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Mental Health and Music: A Rap Song for our Times

Amrita Tripathi Voices

While it’s definitely Mask ON for physical health and safety, this Covid-19 pandemic, there’s a new rap song doing the rounds, that asks us to remove our figurative masks, in the interest of honest conversations. We did a short e-interview with the artist, Pradyut Hande, to share more about his interest in Mental Health and […]

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Surviving Suicide Loss: A First-Person Account with Dr Nandini Murali

Amrita Tripathi Mental Health

Dr. Nandini Murali is a survivor of Suicide Loss, and the Director of SPEAK, an initiative of the MS Chellamuthu Trust and Research Foundation, Madurai, set up to create safe supportive spaces for conversations on Suicide and promote Mental Health. Here is an e-interview where she shares some of her journey, and why we all […]