Mental Health & Wellness

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

mental illness

Comic: If Physical Diseases Were Treated Like Mental Illnesses

What if physical diseases were treated like mental illness? You get the point!
icall helpline

An Introduction to iCall Helpline: A Counselling & Support Line for Mental Health

iCall helpline addresses some of the vast gaps that exist in the mental healthcare landscape in India via phone and email.
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.
suicide-depression

Do You Know What A Person Who Wants To Commit Suicide Looks Like?

No person wants to actively commit suicide unless their life becomes too much to bear.
hyperbole and a half

Hyperbole and A Half: A Resourceful Blog on Mental Health

Hyperbole And A Half is a blog run by Allie Brosh on anxiety, depression and mental health
living with depression

Naming the Beast: Living with Depression

After years of living with abuse, I named the beast. I had depression
Let’s Talk About Mental Health

Let’s Talk About Mental Health

Why is it necessary to talk about mental health?
How Not To Report About Suicide

How Not To Report About Suicide

A person who commits suicide is not a 'loser'.

Dear Mrs. Maneka Gandhi, #WeCanWork And How

We'd like to tell you a bit about mental illness, and that #WeCanWork

Depression In Indian Women: The Why And How Of It

There are 50% more chances of a woman being depressed than a man in India.

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The Big Bang Theory And Its Black Holes: A Feminist review of the series finale.

The Big Bang Theory And Its Black Holes: A Feminist Review Of The Series...

The finale of The Big Bang Theory aired on Friday raises important questions with regard to its women characters and their representation.
What Is Intimate Partner Rape And Does Our Society Foster It?

What Is Intimate Partner Rape And Does Our Society Foster It?

Marital rape or intimate partner rape is deeply pervasive and everyday reality contrary to what Indian men or women typically like to admit.
Atishi Marlena Vs Gautam Gambhir: The Misogyny That Plagues Indian Politics

Atishi Marlena Vs Gautam Gambhir: The Misogyny That Plagues Indian Politics

In the latest episode of ‘How Ugly Can Indian Politics Get?’ we saw Atishi Marlena, Delhi based politician, educator and activist, get viciously slandered as questions about her caste, identity, and character were raised.