Book Shelves for Mental health books

The Unbearable Lightness of Being Young: A Debut Novel

The following is from The Worlds Within You by Shreya Ramachandran, excerpted with permission from Penguin Random House India. You can read an e-interview with author Shreya Ramachandran #comingsoon. “Did Sam remember all this? Did she tally my life decisionsand actions like they were marks in a game of Scrabble? Howfar back did everyone’s memory […]

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Message for Batch of 2020

An 18 Year Old Anxiety Survivor and ‘Badass’ Tells It Like It Is

By Manvi Tiwari I am 18 years old right now. In the previous lockdown, I started to feel very anxious, often I would cry and wouldn’t even know the reason why I was crying. I couldn’t attend classes and my teachers would call me and complain about it. At a certain time, I even had […]

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Book and Mental Health

Your Stories: From Jabalpur to Delhi, Physical to Mental Health and Back Again

By Amrita Tripathi A couple of months ago, I had the good fortune of being sent an advance copy of a manuscript titled It’s All in Your Head, M by Manjiri Indurkar. I couldn’t put it down, once I started reading, and that’s as much to do with the moving story — a very personal one […]

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Book Shelves for Mental health books

Mental Health Books: Reccos from Therapist and Author Meera Haran Alva

By Meera Haran Alva There many books that have influenced me and some that I have recently discovered, which have added value to my life.   ALSO READ: Mental Health Book Reccos by Author and Editor Himanjali Sankar   I love the series of books by Harriet Lerner, I highly recommend her book titled ‘The […]

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Comics for Mental Health

Lockdown Comics: Applying Lessons Learned Coping with Depression

By Ishita Mehra           Views expressed are personal. The Health Collective cannot substitute for expert advice from a trained mental health expert. Your Stories: What Helped Me During Depression ALSO READ: YOUR STORIES: BATTLING STIGMA, DEPRESSION AS A YOUNG ADULT About the Author: Ishita is a mental health youth advocate and […]

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