Tag: Mental Health

Mental Health in an Age of Productivity: The Collective Cost of...

When our worth is tied to how quickly we produce results, activism becomes dehumanizing—& has clear repercussions on the mental health of Indian activists.

The Evolution of Mental Health Policy in India: A Timeline

Edited by Manasi Nene With the loss of lives, freedoms and other things due to the COVID19 pandemic, there has been a rise in symptoms...

Stories from Beggar’s Home: How the Bombay Prevention of Begging Act...

To address the issue of begging in India justly, a new government vocabulary and responsibility surrounding destitution needs to be developed.

Tokyo Calling: Creating Mentally Resilient Athletes Through a Pandemic

How has the COVID-19 pandemic impact athletes' mental conditioning, and how are they preparing for the upcoming Olympics against an uncertain and hostile background?

Tokyo Calling: In Conversation with India’s First Female Sailor

Updated on July 13th In the next episode of our series, Tokyo Calling, Chirag Chinnappa sits down with India's first woman sailor, Nethra Kumanan. Nethra sheds...

The Tired Mom Continuum: The Silent Fatigue of Motherhood

There was a time not too long ago when each night, only a few steps between their beds and the bathroom, our sons would...

Amidst a Once-in-a-century Pandemic, What Does the Budget Say About Mental...

All eyes were on the Union Budget, announced on February 1, to see how expenditure towards healthcare would be allocated during the ongoing pandemic—this...

Who Will Protect the Mental Justice of Deprived Communities?

Growing up, I would never have a fitting response for my school friends when they laughed at me for spending hours in line to...

Project Awareness: Addressing Mental Health Literacy in a School in Rural...

As early as 1954, the first director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Brock Chisholm famously stated that “without mental health, there can...

Education in Times of COVID-19: Strengthening Mental Healthcare in Schools

As we stare at a year filled with uncertainties because of the COVID-19 pandemic, one can’t help but think of all the students stuck...