Mental Health plays an indispensable role in our lives. If ignored, it takes a toll on our psyche and interpersonal relationships. To destigmatise the conversation around mental health, The MIT Post sat down with the founders of Amigo, an organisation that aims to democratise mental healthcare in India.
“You’ve been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” – Louise Hay. With the highest mortality rate amongst all mental health issues, the eating disorder is one of the most neglected. Read more to uncover the intricacies of this highly complex disease that has puzzled experts around the globe.
In this mighty labyrinth of a world, we often stumble along dead ends and lose ourselves in that maze. Instead of offering help, society turns a blind eye to this mental struggle. This talk raises questions on how to navigate through those struggles and move forward and counter the stigma around mental health.
“Therapy is self-care—it’s an hour of focusing on just yourself and voicing the thoughts in your head that you cannot otherwise say out loud.”
In an attempt to break the stigma surrounding it, MAHE students open up about their experiences with therapy and how it has helped them.
On 17th February, thousands of participants ran together as a part of Manipal Marathon−organised by Manipal Academy of Higher Education, in association with Manipal Runners’ Club and Udupi District Amateur Athletics Association.