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What Do we mean by Mental Health? Tamil Video

About Anne Sureshkumar (MSW, RSW): Anne is a registered Social Worker with a master’s in social work, and a master’s in philosophy in Guidance and Counselling. Raised in Zambia and Nigeria, and lived largely in the south of India, Anne grew up questioning the alarming socio-economic inequalities and gender biases within present-day societies, which determined […]

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Let’s Talk: Celebrating 6 Years of The Health Collective

We’re so excited to be able to convene in person after aeons; looking forward to seeing some of you IRL in Delhi this coming weekend. Join us for some amazing conversations with some amazing folks, and have your say as we intend to #PasstheMic around. We’ll record (permissions of all speakers pending) and share with […]

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Crisis Mode On: Why We Need a Reality Check

Take a minute to take stock of some of the emotions you’ve been feeling. Maybe it’s been an emotional roller-coaster, and you’re finding it harder than ever to regulate those emotions – you may see-saw between fear, stress, feeling helpless and feeling overwhelmed. You may feel a constant and vague ‘tension’, you may even notice […]

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Why are You Here: What is The Health Collective?

The Health Collective is a place for stories, original reportage, art and comics around Mental Health and Mental Illness, from an India lens. Edited by journalist and writer Amrita Tripathi (that’s me), the site is meant to be a safe space, a harbour for us to think about, examine, talk about and excavate some complicated […]

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Young Mental Health India

Why young Indians Swear by Self-Care during Covid-19

Self-care is not a luxury, but a necessity, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic. Learn what some young Indians are doing to care for themselves, and some helpful tips from a clinical psychologist in a special series on The Health Collective in association with One Future Collective

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Health Collective Talks: The Death of an Office and other Covid-19 stories

What is the biggest change going to be to your work-life in the after (Covid-19) times? We speak to Anindita Chatterjee, a senior content director at Radio Mirchi, speaking here in her personal capacity as a Mental Health Advocate, on her concerns about the death of the office, what it’s meant for our work lives, […]

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