Categorised by "advocacy"

In 'Voices'

  • We fund initiatives that are user-centered, and employ a human rights-based approach

    At the onset we knew that MHI would employ an intersectional and intersectoral approach to funding.Read More

  • Collaborating with others to bridge the mental health care gap

    If we want to influence social change, we must work in tandem with others. At MHI, we support and...Read More

  • Challenging existing pathological representations of LGBTQIA+ lives & countering historical violence & discrimination, in mental health practice

    The edifice of mental health and psychiatry in India has been responsible for pathologizing non-n...Read More

  • How our approach has shaped the initiatives that we’ve invested in this year (2019-2020)

    At MHI we believe in a psychosocial approach to mental health – that there are critical social de...Read More

  • Working with the Government to bolster mental health care services

    MHI signs an MoU for a Technical Support Unit that will support the Government of Bihar in streng...Read More

  • MHI QUARTERLY UPDATE | OCT - DEC, 2019

    We're a funding agency for innovative mental health initiatives, with a particular focus on makin...Read More

  • Queer Affirmative Counselling Practice, Bombay

    6 Day Course on Queer Affirmative Counselling Practice (QACP)Read More

  • Young Indians Speak About Mental Health

    Insights gained from stories shared online by youth.Read More

  • #BridgeThe CareGap

    An advocacy-based campaign to ensure the implementation of India’s Mental Health Care Act. Bridge...Read More

  • The Atmiyata Story

    Centering community as a resourceRead More

  • Mental Health & Criminal Law

    A critique of the excessively narrow approach of the law that takes into account only those menta...Read More

  • Where Social Justice Meets Mental Health

    A discussion on social justice, collective mental health and the impact of social hierarchies of ...Read More

  • MHI QUARTERLY UPDATE | JULY - SEPT, 2019

    We're a funding agency for innovative mental health initiatives, with a particular focus on makin...Read More

  • ReFrame: Editor's Note

    An Editor's Note on ReFrame, a journal by the Mariwala Health Initiative that challenges existing...Read More

  • Pathways to Mental Health

    Challenging the existing discourse around the ‘treatment gap’ that invisibilises the psycho-socia...Read More

  • Queering Mental Health Practice

    QACP interrogates and counters dominant approaches to sexuality in the mental health sector. It i...Read More

  • The ideal of ‘Recovery’

    A critique of the conventional approach to  ‘care’ views persons with mental health that diagnose...Read More

  • Residential Course on Queer Affirmative Counselling Practice (QACP)

    Mariwala Health Initiative (MHI) and Center for Health and Mental Health , TISS announce a 6-day ...Read More

  • MHI's Quarterly Newsletter

    Read about our latest partners, innovative projects we've been funding and upcoming events throug...Read More

  • ReFrame 2019: Call for Submissions

    ReFrame, a journal by the Mariwala Health Initiative is a platform to challenge existing norms an...Read More

  • Nominated Representative and Queer Lives

    On care giving, stigma, natal families and families of choice and the Nominated Representative Cl...Read More

  • Queer Affirmative Counselling Practice, Delhi

    Queer Affirmative Counselling Practice (QACP) is a training program that enables mental health pr...Read More

  • Bridge the Care Gap Campaign

    Despite the high incidence of mental health problems, the focus of the State has been centered on...Read More

  • Articulating Sexuality from the Margins

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In 'Insights'