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.



When my mind feels like a pressure cooker about to explode

I stopped hiding behind my fears and started asking for what I wanted and what I believed I deserved. And when I did, I felt alive—as if I’d just awaken from a year long coma.

April 4, 2017 • Ria Golecha • 20 • New Delhi


Coming to terms with my reality

Today, I am able to open up to even a random stranger and own up to my story, because I know this is what makes me human. Acceptance is the biggest step to recovery, so vent, talk, share, scream, but just get it out.

April 4, 2017 • Anonymous • New Delhi