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What It Is Like To Navigate Mental Health As A Queer Person In A Homophobic Society

What It Is Like To Navigate Mental Health As A Queer Person In A...

The trauma of just the existence as a queer person has no vocabulary in the mental health research discourse.
Post-Marriage Depression: The Under Diagnosed, Untreated Reality

Post-Marriage Depression: The Under Diagnosed, Untreated Reality

Post-marriage depression is often slipped under the rugs of an 'adjustment phase'. This devoids the issue of importance and due treatment.
It's Time To Debunk These 5 Myths Surrounding Geriatric Mental Health

It’s Time To Debunk These 5 Myths Surrounding Geriatric Mental Health

Due to these myths surrounding geriatric mental health, the warning signs are missed or overlooked which worsens their living conditions.
Reading About Van Gogh And Recovering From A Depressive Episode

Reading About Van Gogh And Recovering From A Depressive Episode

Van Gogh expressed his love for the world through his letters to his brother and his art and hence disproved his own words: the sadness will last forever.
How To Spot Signs Of Emotional Abuse In Your Relationship

How To Spot Signs Of Emotional Abuse In Your Relationship

Emotional abuse is a form of domestic violence is often overlooked, trivialised, and discounted, even by the person suffering the abuse.
Eating Disorders Are Mental Illnesses, Not Physical Ones

Eating Disorders Are Mental Illnesses, Not Physical Ones

Such a typecast view shapes the idea in the minds of caregivers that to have eating disorders, you have to be a certain size.
What Ails Mental Healthcare In India? | Feminism In India

What Ails Mental Healthcare In India?

Is it a hopeless situation for mental healthcare in India? One should hope not.
Maternal Mental Health Matters! Read This eBook By White Swan Foundation

Maternal Mental Health Matters! Read This eBook By White Swan Foundation

White Swan Foundation launched an eBook for expectant mothers on maternal mental health – i.e. how to deal with postpartum depression and when to seek medical help for a mental health issue during pregnancy.
The Ministry Of Health Has No Idea What Depression Is About

The Ministry Of Health Has No Idea What Depression Is About

The poster by the Ministry of Health on how to cope with depression starts a conversation about mental illness in the worst possible way.
Why Are We Romanticising Mental Illness on Social Media?

Why Are We Romanticising Mental Illness On Social Media?

Romanticisation of mental illness is an awful attempt at making them ‘beautiful’.This trend portrays mental health as ‘edgy’ and ‘cool’.

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Kerala's Casteist Breast Tax And The Story Of Nangeli

Kerala’s Casteist Breast Tax And The Story Of Nangeli

Imagine paying a tax to cover your breasts? Kerala women once did.
Velu Nachiyar: The Tamil Queen Who Fought Away the British | #IndianWomenInHistory

Velu Nachiyar: The Tamil Queen Who Fought Away the British | #IndianWomenInHistory

Velu Nachiyar was the first Indian ruler to fight and triumph against the British in 1780, 77 years before the First War of Independence.
Ten Things Men Can Do to Dismantle Patriarchy In The Time Of #MeToo

10 Things Men Can Do To Dismantle Patriarchy In The Time Of #MeToo

It's time for men to recognise that patriarchy exists and examine their own position in this system that has subjugated womenkind long enough.