This year's World Mental Health Day focuses on the theme of mental health and how it intersects in the workplace.
Solitude in our country is pitied. It is used as a synonym for loneliness and to further typecast women as co-dependent.
This experience reflects a deep-seated misogyny in society, with clear gendered power relations at play within the mental health sector.
It is impossible to overstate what a difficult thing it is to be a transgender Muslim girl in a conservative rural village in West Bengal.
Depression makes you think you are a piece of shit and no matter how many people tell you that is not true, it won’t matter.
But dead is being devoid of feeling, it is not relief. I know where the lies come from, they come from an abusive childhood, they come from trauma, they come from a history of depression.
Grief, at least in my life, has not followed any logical path. The harder I try to put it away completely, the more savagely it returns.
Anjali is a Kolkata based non-profit organisation that works at the intersection of one of the most neglected areas of health: gender and mental health.
I deal with PTSD which makes dating very complicated for me, but it's okay to be exactly as you are and be kind to yourself.
As a mental health practitioner, I present my reasons for a conversation surrounding teenage suicide and its awareness & prevention plans.