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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.

Self-Care, Mental Health And Feminist Warriors

Self-Care, Mental Health And Feminist Warriors

Self-care is an act of preservation, it is an act of love, it is mental health hygiene and it is an act of resistance against the world which is constantly validating busyness and devaluing taking care of ourselves.
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Watch: Mental Health For All By Involving All by Vikram Patel

One of the gaps in addressing mental health issues is the lack of adequate and affordable healthcare services.
Miriam's (Useless) Guide On Depression

Miriam’s (Useless) Guide On Depression

Depression is a complicated and debilitating illness. To put it into a form where those who have experienced it are able to identify with it and those who have never had it, to learn something from it, calls for incredible talent.
mental illness myths

5 Mental Illness Myths We Must Do Away With

Mental illness myths are inaccurate and don’t reflect the realities of mental health issues accurately.
6 Ways You Can Prioritise Mental Health For Your Employees

6 Ways You Can Prioritise Mental Health For Your Employees

Creating workplaces that support the mental well-being of all staff—from frontline workers to senior management—is critical. Here are some practices that nonprofits follow.
"Do I Need A Therapist?": These 3 Things Will Help You Decide

Part 1: “Do I Need A Therapist?” – These 3 Things Will Help You...

"I am sad/unhappy/out of control. How do I know I need help?" These three things will help you decide if you need to see a therapist.
toxic families

Toxic Families: Beyond The “Ideal” Family

Let's talk about a heavily tabooed yet extremely important topic, that is, toxic families.
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?
don't kill yourself - poem

No Hemlock Rock (Don’t Kill Yourself) [Poem]

Let your friends know that something has passed, or be glad they've guessed. But don't kill yourself.
suicidal mind

Undoing of the Mind and The Rest Followed

I resorted to my suicidal mind's calling and tried to kill myself. Too bad, it probably wasn’t my time to die and I didn’t.

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Why Higher Cut-Offs For Girls In Bangalore Colleges Is Regressive

Why Higher Cut-Offs For Women In Bangalore Colleges Is Regressive

The decision to keep higher cut-offs for women than for men for admission into pre-University in Bangalore is discriminatory. Here's how!
"All Romantic Experiences Are Essentially Caste Experiences": In Conversation With Jyotsna Siddharth

“All Romantic Experiences Are Essentially Caste Experiences”: In Conversation With Jyotsna Siddharth

We interviewed Jyotsna Siddharth, an actor and a writer, who is also the founder of Project-Anti-Caste, Love and Dalit Feminism Archive.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.