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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.



Mental health awareness in India

This video discusses the stigmatization of mental health and psychology in India through interviews with psychologists in New Delhi and an analysis of the role of the media in promoting these stigmas.

April 4, 2017 • Manavii Kumar • 17 • Florida


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 • 51 • Mumbai


He keeps asking me, “what’s wrong”?

Few years ago, I had built and run one startup business in education technology in India. I was a success on the outside. I was crumbling on the inside, though. I had fallen into a deep hole of desperation, and while I didn’t know how to identify it at the time, I was severely depressed.

April 4, 2017 • SHABNAM AGGARWAL • Boston