I was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa at the age of 16. It's an overwhelming mental illness where the person has an irrational fear of gaining weight, enough to sabotage themselves into starving.
The makers of 13 Reasons Why need to stop pretending that they are initiating a dialogue on mental health, or that the show is socially 'woke'.
Touching is the core of developmental play therapy, building both the self of the hurt child and his or her appreciation of the nurturing other.
Dr Lavanya Seshasayee is a women’s mental health specialist and the founder of the Global Women’s Recovery Movement. She has also been a Fulbright finalist, a Bapu Trust fellow and a Movement for Global Mental Health Fellow.
The Talking Compass is a platform that provides various services including counselling and coaching and is a mental health resource sharing space.
It pains me that women choose to be in abusive relationships thinking that they are the ones at fault, putting up with domestic abuse and marital rape.
In the present scenario, where there is increasing alienation and isolation, depression appears to be a foghorn, imploring someone to keep an eye out for those wielding the storm.
My deliberate infliction of self-harm is my way to block mental pain. It is my way to cope with heartaches.
भारतीय पितृसत्तात्मक समाज में मानसिक-वैचारिक स्वतंत्रता मिलना इतना आसान भी तो नहीं है क्योंकि यहाँ आदर, सम्मान और औरत-मर्द के नामपर तो कई सारी परम्पराएं और काम गिनवा दिए जाते हैं, जिन्हें विशेष रूप से औरतों पर ही लागू किया जाता है|
When a person has an acute physical illness, it can be addressed in the short-term with first aid treatments. But did you know, there is also a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) that aids mental health issues?