All stories matter

We hope these stories will inspire you and more young people to come forward and share their own, helping to break down the stigma surrounding mental health.




Earlier I used to say that I suffer from depression, but now I am proud to say that I am a survivor of depression.

February 8, 2018 • Sangeetha Param • 24 • Bengaluru


Life with Mental Illness

In the direst hour of my life, I was not given up on and that is inspiration enough to not give up ever. The turning point might just be around the corner.

February 5, 2018 • Richa Sharma • 25 • Najafgarh


Importance of Family Support

Often, family members fail to understand the root of a mental health problem, therefore it is very important that people are educated about mental health through various awareness programs.

November 2, 2017 • Yash Sampat • Delhi


How to help a loved one with depression

What I hated most was when friends would say, ‘I just don’t know how to help you’. I wasn’t asking for anything. I just needed them to listen. Hear me and understand my feelings as my feelings only, and not take offense at how I felt.

April 4, 2017 • Anonymous • New Delhi