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Blog posts February 2018

Solo's Sadventures: Episode 5

Art by Solo for The Health Collective

Also Read: More Sadventures by Solo

Solo is a writer and cartoonist from Bangalore. She likes reading, playing video games and binge-watching Netflix. Her life would have been rather unremarkable had it not been for her BPD fueled imagination. She als…

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Understanding Tourette's Syndrome

By now, you would have seen the trailer of the upcoming movie Hichki, starring Rani Mukerji, in the role of a character who has Tourette’s Syndrome, who finally gets a job as a teacher. While we'll leave the reviews for the bonafide critics, Shruti Venkatesh takes a closer looks at Tourette’s Synd…

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Carers: What You Need to Know


Ask the Experts with Dr Achal Bhagat



When we talk about caring for somebody with a mental health problem, the most important thing is not to be judgmental.

People can have all kinds of problems. What might be easy for you to solve might be very, very difficult for some…

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We Walk Among You

1 in 4 people will have a mental health problem this -- and every -- year

Kishore Mohan/ Health Collective
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6 Things to Know Before Entering Therapy

By Kamna Chhibber

People frequently equate therapy with ‘simply talking’, just like you would with a friend or a family member. To us therapists, it is far more than that. A therapeutic setting creates the environment for you to explore experiences, thoughts, feelings and ways of responding withi…

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