Resources

Reframe 5: Sneak Peek

A sneak peek into MHI's 5th Edition of ReFrame: 'Mental Health and Climate Justice'
MHI
2022
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Reframe V: Call for Articles

Call for articles for the fifth edition of ReFrame in 2022. The theme is 'Mental Health and Climate Justice.'
Raj Mariwala
2022
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Suicide Prevention: Changing the Narrative

Centred around building a comprehensive approach to tackling suicide in India, the report covers key approaches to suicide prevention, evidence-based strategies to reduce the incidence of suicide and tangible steps various stakeholders can take.
MHI
2021
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Articulating Intimacies from the Margins:An Exploratory Study on Intimacies of Queer Persons in Their Romantic Relationships

This study captures and visibilises intimacies of queer persons in their romantic relationships. The study explores how queer persons define, express and navigate intimacies in a society where the rules of intimacy are heterosexual and cis-gender....
Shruti Chakravarty
2021
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Building Allyship: The Mental Health Community and LGBTQI+ Rights

This is a report that showcases the queer affirmative mental health work undertaken during a High Court Judgment. The report is a guiding tool for MHPs who want to build allyship and promote LGBTQI+ rights.
Shruti Chakravarty and Aashima Sodhi
2021
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DIYouth Advocacy : A complete guide to mental health advocacy for young people

DIYouth Advocacy is a free resource to empower young people to advocate for your mental health rights. It has been created by a group of young people, mental health experts, advocates, and technologists, including those who have lived experiences...
MHI and Sangath
2022
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Reframe IV: Unpacking Structural Determinants

MHI's 4th Edition of ReFrame: 'Unpacking Structural Determinants'
MHI
2021
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Mental Wellbeing at the Workplace

A toolkit to promote mental health and wellbeing at the workplace.
MHI
2021
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Funding during a disaster: Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic in India

The COVID-pandemic has been raging for over a year now and has pushed some 230 million Indians into poverty and is a humanitarian disaster. In this scenario, how do funders fulfill their responsibilities towards the communities they engage with?
Priti Sridhar, Raj Mariwala and Hamsini Ravi
2021
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ReFrame IV: Call for Articles

Call for articles for the fourth edition of ReFrame in 2021. The theme is 'Unpacking Structural Determinants of Mental Health'.
MHI
2021
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ReFrame III: Mental Health beyond Clinical Contexts

MHI's 3rd Edition of ReFrame: 'Mental Health beyond Clinical Contexts'
MHI
2020
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‘Nominated Representative’ and Queer Lives

This article in Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences explores the possibilities that the Nominated Representative (NR) Clause of the Mental Health Care Act 2017 may have to offer to conceptualise and operationalise what care could lo...
Shruti Chakravarty
2020
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Mental Health & Well-Being in the Non-Profit Workplace

A toolkit to promote organisational well-being and mental health within the non-profit sector.
MHI
2020
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Business as Identity: Mental Health of Entrepreneurs

A research-based study on the mental health of entrepreneurs by Mariwala Health Initiative and ASCENT Foundation.
MHI
2020
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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 II: Bridging the Care Gap

MHI's second edition of Reframe: Bridging the Care Gap
MHI
2019
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Mental Health Matters

Mental Health Starter Kit.
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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Neglected and Forgotten: Women with Disabilities during the COVID Crisis in India

Rising Flame and Sightsavers' report on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women with disabilities in India. The report explores impacts related to accessibility of information, resources, services, as well as the impact on education, liveliho...
Rising Flame
2020

Funding the future of Mental Health

Using in-depth research and interviews with next-gen philanthropists, this report explores why global mental health is severely under-resourced and underfunded? It explores the key barriers faced when it comes to investing in Mental Health.
UGMH, NM Impact Limited & Arabella Advisors
2021
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MHI Annual Returns

MHI Annual Returns
MHI
2022
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