A poem on coping with the highs and lows of bipolar disorder.
This preconceived notion that parents are god and heaven lies in their feet is a false belief.
My battles with mental health and self-hate while recovering from trauma caused by public harassment.
The much needed, long delayed conversation about mental healthcare in India has finally gained amplitude, and it is contingent on us to ensure that it manifests in tangible change.
I find myself frequently wondering how we can ever break this cycle of trauma and hurt passed from generation to generation.
My take on a recent conversation with a distant relative who believes that psychology is merely a 'western influence'.
While the law has its own set of problems, it mandates free mental health services to those below the poverty line and prohibits discrimination of any kind.
In my years of training in mental health, I learned that what needs to be diagnosed is society, not the individual.
Like any other disease, depression affects people irrespective of their status in the class hierarchy.