A Toast to the Ones We Lost on the Way

Actor-painter-filmmaker Deepti Naval talks to The Health Collective about the part of her memoir A Country Called Childhood that deals with childhood trauma. 

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‘Disability is a Social, not Physical Issue’

Disability is a social issue, not a physical one. Gouri Bhuyan writes about the need to reassess how we approach disability and stop perpetuating discrimination, making a call for Mental health practitioners to rethink their gaze. Reprinted here with permission from the Mariwala Health Initiative

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Parenting in the Time of a Pandemic

The pandemic has been tough on everyone – what have been some of the challenges and the impact on parents and kids? Take a closer look, with some tips for parents.

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Lonely and Depressed? We Need to Talk About Care Networks

This pandemic, many people are dealing with the double whammy of Depression and Loneliness. Depression comes with a feeling that makes you think that nobody gets it, nobody gets you, writes Ayushi Khemka.

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The Pandemic is still Going Strong: Are you Suffering from Loneliness?

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns and physical distancing has led to an increase in isolation and loneliness. How can you learn to cope if you or your loved ones are feeling loneliness and other triggers?

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Schizophrenia Awareness and the Need for Workplace Support

Women living with schizophrenia are forced to hide their diagnosis at the workplace due to widespread stigma, even as the COVID-19 pandemic takes a toll on people living with mental illness. This story is reported as part of the India for Mental Health Fellowship set up by The Health Collective in partnership with Indiaspend.

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