A few months ago, I read Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher. The book is about a teenage girl, Hannah Baker, who commits suicide and leaves behind a series of tapes explaining why she did what she did. She sends these tapes out to the people she feels are the reason behind her decision to […]
For as long as Tanvi can remember, her father used to drink. It was a fact of her life. Her father drank. Socially at first, but soon, he was drinking every day, at home or outside, despite her mother’s increasingly aggressive opposition — a glass, a pint, a bottle. It took a toll on her […]
At some or the other point in our lives, most of us become caregivers. Caregiving generally involves taking care of someone who is either a geriatric, mentally or physically disabled or diagnosed with a terminal disease that makes them unable to perform the activities of daily life by themselves.
“We should do something to get more people involved in mental health,” said one friend to another over a cup of coffee. And so the concept of Mind Mela was born.