Ask the Experts: What’s Stressing Out Indian Kids?

Ask the Experts with Dr Amit Sen   Amrita Tripathi, Founder-Editor, The Health Collective We’re in conversation today with senior psychiatrist Dr Amit Sen to take us through some of the most common stressors when it comes to child and adolescent mental health. Dr Amit Sen, Founder, Children First I think in India, one stressor that runs across all of childhood and adolescence […]

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Epic Fail: Transport Woes and Your Stress Levels

By Devanik Saha We tend to talk about mental health at the work place, because as individuals we spend more than 1/3rd of our adult lives there, which makes it an obvious place of intervention. However, what about before you even start your work day? What about the difficulties in reaching your place of work? What […]

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Your Story: Living with Depression, Healing…

By Karishma Let’s start with giving you an insight on how I was growing up. I was a complete tomboy, always on the roads, troubling our neighbours, talking to whoever would listen to me. My mom started bribing to keep quiet, which didn’t work too long. Though talkative, I was a teacher’s pet and a […]

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Voices: What is Stressing out Delhi’s Girls?

The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that 10-20% of children and adolescents experience mental disorders. If untreated, these conditions severely influence children’s development, their educational attainments and their potential to live a fulfilling and productive life. In the recent past, the debate around mental health has got some traction, with efforts being made by different stakeholders to […]

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Why So Stressed, Millennials?

By Sukanya Sharma I. The Stress and Anxiety According to a survey done by the American Psychological Association, millennials in America are the most stressed generation. The survey reports that we are mainly stressed about money. (Look what capitalism has done to us! But that’s a different debate) It also reported that women remain more stressed than men, […]

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