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



What happens when everyday school feels like a struggle, because your bullies are waiting for you everyday.

November 22, 2017 • Rubina Mulchandani • 24 • Gurgaon


Celebrating Mental Health Day Everyday

Schizophrenia has affected the lives of most important people in my life. These short films capture their stories.

November 8, 2017 • Namarita Kathait • 23 • Delhi


How writing helped me survive bullying and Aspergers

Never let your circumstances define who you are. You can be anything!

November 8, 2017 • Khali Raymond • 18 • Newark, New Jersey


It’s my fight to be a happy person

I still battle anxiety and I still overthink but I have realized that if anyone can change my situation in life then it’s only me. It’s my fight to live a happy life because at the end of the day not everyone cares about how are you and what you do.

November 8, 2017 • Anonymous • Kolkata


Life-A Constant Challenge

From being ragged, bullied, and told that I was useless, I have come a long way. While I still struggle with anxiety, insomnia and depression, I am not giving up.

October 31, 2017 • Huafrid Billimoria • Mumbai



Depression, is a lot of things but it's never beautiful.

October 13, 2017 • Manasvi Chauhan • Pune



September 12, 2017 • Rubina Mulchandani • Gurgaon


It’s Time To Trust Myself

At some point, i suddenly realised that I had never trusted my path. It had never occurred to me that I needed to let myself flow along the current of my life’s river. But now that I have, and it’s the most strange but soothing content feeling I’ve ever felt for a while.

September 10, 2017 • Vibhor Agrawal • Gurgaon