The class has been scheduled for 8 am tomorrow. 72 others have liked your post. You still have two assignments pending, due this weekend. Not to mention that test whose syllabus you still don’t know, and frankly, you don’t even care anymore. Let’s not even talk about the Whatsapp spam … Continue Reading
Men’s mental health is a grossly underrepresented problem, both in media and in society. Statistics show a grim picture in terms of mental health issues faced by men with suicide rates of men far exceeding those of women all over the world.
Research shows that incidences of alcohol dependence and … Continue Reading
“But you’ll get addicted”
“If you feel better, stop taking them”
“You don’t need pills, you need to go out more”
Not really, mom.
The stigma around mental health issues is incredibly, painfully real. Worse still, is the stigma around the treatments for them. Therapy and medication … Continue Reading
You’re Wonderful Project is a non-profit organisation that is comprehensively trying to tackle the issues around mental health and working to remove the stigmas around the same. We at MTTN got the chance to interview Akhilesh Nair, one of the co-founders of the organisation, to talk about the work that … Continue Reading
Disclaimer: The article contains quotes from people suffering from mental health issues and addictions and includes mentions of self-harm. Names used in the article have been changed for their privacy.
February this year saw the first cases of Covid-19 in India. By March, many of us had packed our … Continue Reading
The topic of mental health has become a growing topic of discussion over the past few years. Increased awareness through tools like social media, has led to the general public being more educated on the subject. However, despite the strides being made in this area, many continue to believe that … Continue Reading
It’s morning, and the alarm sounds, but you snooze it and get back to sleep. Then it hits you: you have a day full of online classes and assessments which cannot be missed. You wake up, only to find yourself tired, as if those 7 hours of sleep weren’t enough, … Continue Reading
People’s perception of mental illnesses has proved to be a wide-ranging spectrum. While some people claim that mental illnesses do not exist, others possess the knowledge about them. However, today, more people are accepting of mental illnesses. While in earlier times, the presence of mental health problems would be greeted … Continue Reading
Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe and debilitating mental illness which affects a person’s thoughts, perceptions and behaviour. They may not be able to distinguish reality from imagination, experiencing hallucinations (hearing or seeing things that do not exist) and delusions (false beliefs). Symptoms include disorganised speech and behaviour, lack of ability … Continue Reading