Narendra Modi's insensitive remark on dyslexia reaffirms India's narrow understanding of learning disorders
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been criticised for seemingly taking a jibe at the Gandhis — Rahul and Sonia — by making a reference to dyslexia and children who have been labelled as dyslexic.
Parents need to set boundaries around their child’s internet usage, and not let them have unlimited, unsupervised access to smartphones.
Ghosting is a shameful experience for the person who is ignored or blocked, but it is also an indicator that the person who has ghosted them wants to avoid their feelings of discomfort
Health ministry's 'misguided' tweet on depression an eye-opener; it reflects govt's narrow understanding of mental health
Health ministry's poster on depression is an eye-opener as it makes one realise how the govt itself lacks awareness and doesn't understand mental illness.
After the #MeToo campaign, each of us can associate not one but several faces with the label of “sexual assault survivor”
Sarahah, like other social media apps, could be feeding narcissism, and creating opportunities for cyber-bullying
The Blue Whale challenge has been in the news for allegedly driving teens to self-destructive behaviour. But the game isn't the problem — the real issue is why a teenager feeling so lost and lonely that self-harm and suicide appear more appealing than wellness and life
While it may not be clear whether we really are in the midst of an anxiety epidemic or not, it is evident that anxiety is a serious mental health issue.
The largely-neglected field of mental health finally got some much-needed attention with the passage of the Mental Health Care Bill.
India can no longer afford to let the burden of mental ill health continue to grow unchecked, we need to enable our disabled people to live an 'able' life.
There is a lot of discrepancy between the Juvenile Justice Act, 2000, on paper and in practice.
Labels can help us better navigate the world. But they can also be restrictive, especially when used in the context of mental health and identity.
In India, mental health is a topic that is rarely discussed. But with cases of suicide and depression spiralling, it's time to do away with the stigma.
What are the factors that influence our decision making? And why do we make the wrong choices so frequently?