Comics for Mental Health

Your Stories: What Helped Me During Depression

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By Ishita Mehra   Views expressed are personal. The Health Collective cannot substitute for expert advice from a trained mental health expert. ALSO READ: YOUR STORIES: BATTLING STIGMA, DEPRESSION AS A YOUNG ADULT About the Author: Ishita is a mental health youth advocate and illustrator. Her work includes writing and illustrating personal stories of people […]

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Let’s Talk: How are We Feeling?

Ask the Experts Health Collective

We recently held a few chats to see how people are feeling… wanted to reach out to as many people as possible to say… It’s Ok. It’s tough and unprecedented, and it’s ok to feel overwhelmed. And yes, it is a spectrum of concerns, a spectrum of feelings. Adding some of the links here to […]

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Affirmations: It’s Ok to Feel Our Feelings

Affirmations Comics for Mental Health

By Adwaita Das       Check Out More Affirmations by Adwaita Das About the artist: Adwaita is an author-filmmaker-artist. Her books Colours of Shadow, 27 Stitches, and Songs of Sanity deal with mental health awareness. Karon Kolkata Ebong Onyo Golpo, her debut feature film, is ready for release. She is currently creating art to share good vibes […]

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Your Stories: How I’ve Lived with Depression, Panic Attacks and Anxiety Disorder

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By Girish Iyer This is a story of a 12-year-old boy who was blessed to have been born to into a family with parents who supported him and stood as a pillar of support at every stage of life. Things were as normal as any other child of his age till the age of 11 […]

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Ask the Experts: How to Care for Yourself in Tough Times

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By Kamna Chhibber Situations around you can act as triggers, making you experience strong negative emotions or leading to thoughts which are difficult to manage. They can act as reminders of past negative experiences, challenge your current sense of comfort with how your life is progressing and make you wonder about how the future will […]

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Affirmations: I Am One With Love

Affirmations Comics for Mental Health

By Adwaita Das   I am one with love. Love is one with me. The love I need is around me and within me. We are love. All is love. Love is the resonating quantum frequency.   About the artist: Adwaita is an author-filmmaker-artist. Her books Colours of Shadow, 27 Stitches, and Songs of Sanity deal with […]

External Event Listing: Chennai

Events Mental Health

‘Let’s Discuss the Meh’ by the Mithra Trust is an ongoing series of offline events in Bengaluru and Chennai. Here’s an upcoming event in Chennai later this month. Type of Event: This is a peer group discussion for those who have experienced gender violence and would like a safe space to share, to feel understood, […]

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Understanding Therapy: What to Expect in Your First Session

Articles Ask the Experts

By Kamna Chhibber This is a matter of intrigue for most people who are interested in knowing about therapy or are considering taking therapy for themselves or others they know. The curiosity about what happens, what to expect, how to prep is immense. The thought about the first session can lead to intense anxiety. I […]

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Your Stories: An Existential Crisis or Cause for Concern?

Mental Health Voices

By @gulzaarzindagi I was on vacation at one of the most beautiful places on Earth, that is Kerala, back in December. I had a beach-view facing room and yet… all the beauty in the world didn’t have any effect on me. I was lying on my bed, numb, unable to read the books that I […]