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.



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


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


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 • 23 • New Delhi


Seven Things That I Have Learned From My Struggles With Mental Illness

I would like to share seven things that I have learned from my struggles with mental illness from these different perspectives.

April 4, 2017 • Shashank Kumar • Bangalore


The good, the bad and the ugly – My experience with Depression

I was diagnosed with clinical depression at the age of 23. To be honest, I think it was lurking around long before my diagnosis in early 2014. While personally I was relieved (because I knew what the problem was), I was terrified about what my friends would think.

April 4, 2017 • Anovshka Chandy • Bangalore