Suicide in India: Do We Need a New Approach to Prevention?

By Amrita Tripathi India has finally moved to de-criminalise suicide — can we hope that this is a step towards understanding the nature of the issue? With treatment and prevention options long seen through a prism of “Western” best practices, is there a need to take a closer look at some of the factors that […]

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Talking About Mental Illness

By Amrita Tripathi Over the past decade, it seems to have become marginally easier to discuss issues like depression or anxiety disorders or panic attacks in public, compared to discussing psychosis, at any rate. There is a little awareness, and collectively, we might be pulling in the right direction. Would you agree? Though there are […]

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