Resources

Cyberbullying and Mental Health

Cyberbullying mirrors systemic oppression & violence seen offline. It is targeted bullying. It’s important to understand power & discrimination to engage with cyberbullying. Mariwala Health Initiative created a resource on how cyberbullying impact...
MHI
2020
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Mental Health During COVID-19: A Resource

A resource guide that discusses the impact of COVID-19 on mental health, lists methods of identifying and dealing with stress and anxiety, and concludes with types of self-care and mindfulness/grounding exercises to enhance mental well-being.
MHI
2020
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Psychosocial Well-Being of Displaced Migrant Workers living in Temporary Shelters: A Handbook

This handbook is intended to guide volunteers to better understand and service migrant labourers displaced on account of the nation-wide lockdown and forced to inhabit State/volunteer-run temporary shelters. The handbook attempts to explain the le...
Basic Needs India
2020
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ReFrame III: Mental Health beyond Clinical Contexts

An Open Call for Submissions to MHI's 3rd Edition of ReFrame: 'Mental Health beyond Clinical Contexts'
MHI
2020
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Mental Health Matters

Mental Health Starter Kit.
MHI
2019
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ReFrame: Bridging the Care Gap

REFRAME: BRIDGING THE CARE GAP is the second edition of our a journal that challenges existing norms and explores diverse voices within the mental health space. This year, the theme for ReFrame is ‘Bridge the Care Gap' and through a compilation of...
MHI
2019
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Entrepreneurial Well-Being: Wearing Many Hats

A study on the mental health and mental well-being of entrepreneurs
MHI
2019
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ReFrame: Funding Mental Health

ReFrame aims to encourage multiple, diverse views on mental health & centre critical counter-narratives to any dominant norm related to mental health.
MHI
2018
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Turning Pain into Power

A charter, by a national survivor-led organisation Survivors’ Voices, developed through research and consultation with Survivors’ Voices Research Group and others with lived experience of abuse and trauma. The authors are ‘survivor activists’ tryi...
Survivors' Voices
18
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Framing Queer Mental Health: from deviant subjects to knowledge producers

This article traces how mental health of queer persons has evolved within public health discourse and psy disciplines — from the pathologisation of homosexuality, to a vulnerability model, and the more recent sexual minority stress framework. Ketk...
Ketki Ranade
2019
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Thinking Healthy: A manual for psychosocial management of perinatal depression

Women across the globe deserve to enjoy equal health. When they become mothers their health needs should be addressed in all aspects. The Millennium Development Goals have highlighted the importance of maternal and child health and the post-2015 d...
WHO
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Harm Reduction Guide to Coming Of Psychiatric Drugs

A guide intended to educate people about their options if they decide to explore going off psychiatric medication after long term use.
Will Hall
2012
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Psychological First Aid : Guide for Field Workers

This guide covers psychological first aid which involves humane, supportive and practical help to fellow human beings suffering serious crisis events.
WHO
2011
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Understanding Psychosis and Schizophrenia

Why people sometimes hear voices, believe things that others find strange, or appear out of touch with reality, and what can help.
The British Psychological Society
2014
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Navigating Queer Street: Researching the Intersections of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) Identities in Health Research

Research on the intersections of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) Identities in Health Research
Julie Fish
2008
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Gay-Affirmative Counselling Practice Resource and Training Manual

A manual for mental health practioners who work with sexual minority communities.
Ketki Ranade and Shruti Chakravarty
2013
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Philanthropy In India

A working paper on philanthropy for social justice and peace in India
Caroline Hartnell
2017
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The 10/66 dementia research group - 10 years on

Research to study demographics, disability, care arrangements,physical and mental health, and dementia diagnostic criteria in several countries.
Martin J. Prince
2009
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Steps, challenges and lessons in developing community mental health care

Experiences from developing community-orientated mental health services in England and Italy.
Graham Thornicroft, Michele Tansella and Ann Law
2008
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Community champions in rural India: the Atmiyata intervention approach

Promoting wellbeing and improving access to mental health care through a community-based model of mental health care
Laura Shields-Zeeman, Soumitra Pathare, Bethany Hipple Walters, Nandita Kapadia-Kundu and Kaustubh Joag
2017
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Developing models of balanced mental health care: the case of Pakistan

Balanced care calls for promotion of mental health and prevention of mental illnesses.
Malik Husain Mubbashar and Khalid Saeed
2002
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Balancing community-based and hospital-based mental health care

Towards a model of intervention that balances both modern community-based and modern hospital-based care.
Graham Thornicroft and Michele Tansella
2002
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Prejudice, Social Stress, and Mental Health in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Populations: Conceptual Issues and Research Evidence

This article offers a conceptual framework for the higher incidence of mental disorders in Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual persons.
Ilan H. Meyer
2003
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Economic consequences of neglecting mental health - an Indian perspective

Mental illnesses come with high economic costs, not only for individuals, but families and society at large.
Srinivasa SRR Yerramilli and Rajshekhar Bipeta
2011
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Human-animal relationships: from daily life to animal-assisted therapies

Animal assisted therapies help in creating well-being and development of social skills in children through human animal interactions and bonding.
Marine Grandgeorge and Martine Hausberger
2011
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