The Health Collective
The Health Collective is a trusted source of content around Mental Health and Mental Illness, with stories shared from an India lens. It was set up by journalist and writer, Amrita Tripathi.

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Jul
01
Grief and Me

Grief and Me

It takes a good long time for you to come to the realisation that Grief is really Love speaking to and through you. The fact that you’re missing someone and grieving because it’s a testament to how much love you have for them. (Present tense)
6 min read
Jun
23
Eight Years In, Eight Lessons

Eight Years In, Eight Lessons

Eight years ago, the Health Collective came to be, as an attempt to share credible information on Mental health and stories from an India lens.
4 min read
Jun
22
The Health Collective: Round-up of Events

The Health Collective: Round-up of Events

As we celebrate our 8th anniversary with a new crossword, a digital art collection, a new comic and more goodies
3 min read
Jun
03
What I Wish I Knew Before Seeing a Therapist: A Personal Journey

What I Wish I Knew Before Seeing a Therapist: A Personal Journey

Avoid therapists you or your family know personally. I'd assume this would be obvious and not require an explanation, but that isn't the case, at least not in India.
10 min read
May
26
Therapist-Facilitated Listening Circle

Therapist-Facilitated Listening Circle

Talking or listening and holding space as a small-group of strangers shares their feelings of bereavement, loss, grief... it can
1 min read
May
25

Break the Stigma: Mental Health in the 21st Century

Break the Stigma: Mental Health in the 21st Century Discover the challenges and misconceptions surrounding mental health today. This powerful piece sheds light on the persistent stigma, access to care, and the cultural perceptions that hinder progress.
6 min read
May
14
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Message that Resonates

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Message that Resonates

Like any self-respecting perfectionist, I set all my attention on achieving my goal – becoming my therapist’s favourite patient.
6 min read
May
13
New! For Members: Crossword Puzzle

New! For Members: Crossword Puzzle

1 min read
May
01
Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

Dear Health Collective tribe, patrons, contributors and supporters, we see you and the work that you've been doing
4 min read
Apr
22
Book Review: The Other Side of Silence

Book Review: The Other Side of Silence

By Asma The Other Side of Silence: A Psychiatrist’s Memoir of Depression Content warning: The book contains mentions of
5 min read