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In this section, find articles, reviews, art work, poems, interviews, resources and professional services on mental health & wellness by Feminism in India.

Mental Health Issues: An Elitist Problem?

Mental Health Issues: An Elitist Problem?

Mental health problems are a grave issue that needs serious and immediate attention. This issue cannot be dealt on just an individual and personal level and requires the engagement and attention of the masses and above all, the government.
White Swan Foundation

White Swan Foundation – An NGO Helping People With Mental Health Issues

White Swan Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that offers knowledge services in the area of mental health.They aim to provide patients, caregivers and others with content to help with decisions related to mental health.
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.
Dating With PTSD: What Is It Like?

Dating With PTSD: What Is It Like?

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.
The Ideal Of ‘Recovery’: Mental Health In Policy And Praxis Has Multiple Anchors

The Ideal Of ‘Recovery’ – What Does Care Look Like?

We must set up the stage for us to question the very linearity that makes current mental health interventions exclusionary.
What Has Gender Got To Do With Your Depression?

What Has Depression Got To Do With Your Gender?

Depression is one of the most common disorders that disproportionately affects women in low- income countries like India.
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Normalised Domestic Abuse And Stigmatised Mental Illness In My Family

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.
This Mental Health First Aid Kit Will Help You Help Someone With Mental Illness

This Mental Health First Aid Kit Will Help You Help Someone With Mental Illness

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?
No, My Social Anxiety Does Not Control My Sexuality

No, My Social Anxiety Does Not Control My Sexuality

As someone with social anxiety, I feel uniquely constrained when it comes to my sexuality as I am expected to fit in the 'good girl' trope.
To All The Traumas I've Lived

To All The Traumas I’ve Lived

I don't know which trauma I can link this incessant self-doubt to, people have this tendency to use 'trauma' and 'histories' to explain various character traits of a person, I do not think that is liable.

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Crime Patrol

‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.
Snehalata Reddy: The Fearless Woman Who Fought Against 1975 Emergency|#IndianWomenInHistory

Snehalata Reddy: The Fearless Woman Who Fought Against 1975 Emergency |#IndianWomenInHistory

Multi-talented actress and a fearless voice of dissent, Snehalata Reddy devoted her entire life to art and activism. She is revered for her unconditional commitment to democratic values and non-violent resistance.
These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.