Categorised by "service-delivery"

In 'Voices'

  • Psychosocial Support for the Riot-Affected: Factoring in Financial Security

    A critique of the biomedical model of post-riot counselling services as being reductive, in divor...Read More

  • Mental Healthcare is Incomplete without the Body

    Drawing attention to the most proximal, but overlooked, system in mental healthcare: The bodyRead More

  • Centering survivors’ short-term and long-term needs

    Inside the Criminal Justice system: foregrounding survivors and victims of serious crimes.Read More

  • Addressing Inequalities: Structural Competency and Collective Action in Mental Health

    Dismantling systems of powerRead More


    We're a grant-making and advocacy agency for innovative mental health initiatives, with a particu...Read More

  • Changing conversations on mental health

    While COVID-19 is considered to be a humanitarian crisis and multiplied the number of conversatio...Read More

  • Creating innovative programs to strengthen the MH ecosystem

    Through the year, we launched initiatives targeting specific groups such as youth, entrepreneurs,...Read More

  • Exercising accountability as a funder

    As a funding agency, MHI had to respond urgently and with responsibility to the unprecedented COV...Read More

  • Queer Possibilities

    The changing landscape of therapeutic practice with queer clientsRead More

  • Clinical Legacies and Counter-Narratives

    The fields of knowledge associated with mental health have come under scrutiny for human rights ...Read More

  • Therapy as a Tool in Dismantling Oppression

    Working with the political in the personal in clinical practice Can therapy align with activism ...Read More

  • Resilient Practices for Mental Health in Rural and Urban Uttarakhand

    Building on community resources in crisis and disaster This article outlines key practices for s...Read More

  • ‘I Get You’

    Strengthening Peer Counseling within the Queer CommunityRead More

  • Creating Safe Spaces within Legal Settings

    A model for individual, couple and familial counseling for matrimonial litigationRead More

  • Seeding Wellbeing in Drought- Prone Regions

    A psychosocial approach to working with distraught farming communitiesRead More

  • An Approach to Dance Movement Therapy (DMT)

    A mental health intervention that moves beyond the clinical paradigmRead More

  • A Home Away from Home

    Creating a space of care to provide mental health support for children, adolescents and their fam...Read More

  • Teachers as Agents of Change

    Tealeaf: Mansik Swastha teachers renegotiate traditional roles and relationships as they become d...Read More

  • Mental Health Helplines

    Potential for subversionRead More

  • An Invisible Intersection: Mental Healthcare for the Deaf Community

    A realization crucial to building a Deafinclusive society is that living in a nonsigning world ca...Read More

  • Making Your Days Matter, to the Very End

    Supporting journeys through home-based careRead More

  • Rebuilding Therapeutic Spaces

    Unlearning old frameworks: Towards a less one-sided practitioner-client relationshipRead More

  • Responding to COVID as a Mental Health Funding Organization

    Coronavirus is not just a public health issue but also an issue of livelihoods, food, security, ...Read More


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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • I Walk the Line

    This article examines data from a research study that explored treatment experiences of users, an...Read More

  • Unrecognized and Unaddressed

    Exploring the mental health gap for persons with physical and/or sensory disabilitiesRead More

  • The Invisible Crisis

    Sexism, twin taboos & mental Health oppressionRead 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

  • Enhancing Livelihoods

    Fostering social inclusion through setting up robust social, economic and livelihoods support sys...Read More

  • Queering Mental Health Practice

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

  • 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

  • Grief Counselling for Pet Parents

    Many cultures do not recognise the connection between pets and their caregivers and how devastati...Read More

  • MHI's Quarterly Newsletter

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

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