Categorised by "capacity-building"

In 'Voices'

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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


    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

  • The Atmiyata Story

    Centering community as a resourceRead More

  • Safeguarding Client and Counselor

    Ethical dilemmas in psychotherapy in India. Exploring the foundations for ethical practice.Read More

  • The Need for a Rights-Based Lens in Education

    An enquiry into challenging existing pathological representations of LGBTQIA+ lives, and systemic...Read More

  • Interrogating the Cut + Paste of ‘Recovery’

    This article challenges received wisdom on existing concepts of ‘recovery’ from mental suffering ...Read More

  • Pathways to Mental Health

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

  • ReFrame: Editor's Note

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

  • Queering Mental Health Practice

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

  • Does every Citizen have the Right to Vote?

    On voting as an issue of development, social justice, and human rights—an instrument by which we ...Read More

  • Fostering Resilience in the Wake of Disasters

    Despite evidence of the impact that disasters have on mental health, disaster response approaches...Read More

  • Peer Support Practice

    Peer support is based on support due to similar lived experiences. MHI recently launched a module...Read More

  • Mental Health Care Reaches Remote Villages in Yamuna Valley

    MHI partner Burans recently celebrated the launch of yet another community mental health program ...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

  • Professional Solidarity : What Queer Affirmative Counselling Practice Means To Me As A Mental Health Practitioner

    I’m a 25-year-old therapist with a background in Clinical Psychology. I have had roughly about 3 ...Read More

  • Queer Affirmative Counselling Practice, Delhi

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

  • Queer Affirmative Counselling Practice, Bangalore

    “An apology in essence has two dimensions, namely the acknowledgment of having done a wrong and t...Read More

  • Arts Based Therapy Course By Bapu Trust: Healing Through Art Forms

    “Art is the meeting ground of the world inside and the world outside.” Elinor UlmanRead More

In 'Insights'