Your Stories: What Does It Mean to Be Strong?

We all have different ways of coping with grief, loss and tragedy. What does it mean when we tell each other, even children, to “be strong”? In this powerful video, long-distance runner Payal Kamat shares with The Health Collective how she found new meaning in being strong and some of her mental health journey.

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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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Your Stories: What It’s Been Like to Live With OCD

By Anuj Malhotra Filmmaker-artist-curator Anuj Malhotra worked with architect-duo, Architecture for Dialogue (AfD), filmmakers Mahesh S and Gaurav Puri, and sound designer Ketan Dua to build the gaming universe The Serpent of

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Your Stories: Navigating the Map of an Anxious Mind

By Ayushi Khemka Filmmaker-artist-curator Anuj Malhotra worked with architect-duo, Architecture for Dialogue (AfD), filmmakers Mahesh S and Gaurav Puri, and

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BipolarIndia: How a Community Comes Together to Create Hope

Many of us living with bipolar disorder do not have sufficient information or insight into the condition, how it affects us, and how best to manage it. Families face a bigger challenge, at times, on this front. It is unfortunate that psychoeducation is grossly inadequate, says Vijay Nallawala, founder of Bipolar India.

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Six Years of The Health Collective: Let’s Talk

As we mark 6 years of The Health Collective, we hosted an event and met many of our contributors, patrons,

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