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.

Why Has Social Media Made It 'Cool' To Have Mental Illnesses?

Why Has Social Media Made It ‘Cool’ To Have Mental Illnesses?

Mental illnesses are real illnesses that have a harsh reality and are not tools to show off your ‘quirky’ personality on social media.
How To Prioritise Self-Care During The Triggering Time Of #MeToo

How To Prioritise Self-Care During The Triggering Time Of #MeToo

To have a healthier engagement with the movement, it is important for us to prioritise self-care and take care of ourselves emotionally.
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.

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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.
How Tharoor's Bill On Women's Health Deals With Abortion

How Tharoor’s Bill On Women’s Health Deals With Abortion

Tharoor's Bill makes certain recommendations with a specific focus on issues of marital rape, reproductive agency and menstrual rights.
पैड खरीदने में माँ को आज भी शर्म आती है

पैड खरीदने में माँ को आज भी शर्म आती है

मासिकधर्म और सैनिटरी पैड पर हमारे घरों में चर्चा करने की बेहद ज़रूरत है और जिसकी शुरुआत हम महिलाओं को ही करनी होगी।