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On Depression

Having been through depression twice, I realised that what I sought was just someone to talk to. My friends in India were always there to help out and solve the problem for me, but sometimes I didn't need solving, I only needed a patient, non-judgmental ear.

July 7, 2017 • Subhashish Bhadra • 25 • Bengaluru

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My Bipolar Disorder And I Aren’t Friends, But We’re Getting Along Better Now

Apart from the medicines which play an important role in managing the illness – another critical part is to know the triggers to of Mania and Depression with Bipolar illness.

July 2, 2017 • Bijoy Jose • 31 • Bengaluru

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Doctors to Psychiatrist. In that order.

I have been living with depression and anxiety for almost 3 years now. But the first two years I didn’t know it. My body tried to tell me. But I was not listening.

April 4, 2017 • ANONYMOUS • 28 • New Delhi

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Listening To Voices

If schizophrenia was a person, it would have been a distracting being. A face with distorted features you could never recognize but so familiar that putting a right name to it would give your head a trip.

April 4, 2017 • Namarita Kathait • New Delhi

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Talking about mental health

What do you say when someone asks you how you are feeling? “I’m fine, how are you?” “I am great, everything’s great!” What would happen if we told each other the truth?

April 4, 2017 • JERRY PINTO • Mumbai

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To share or not to share

Never be ashamed of what caused you mental pain. Life will have problems there are no two ways about it, but only if we face them can we move forward.

April 4, 2017 • Anonymous • New Delhi