Volunteering at a distress helpline can have a profound effect on the mental health of the volunteers.
“Knowing I have someone to talk to who isn’t biased, who isn’t judgmental, and who is trained to help me practice self-compassion is incredibly helpful.”
“Seeing the perfect lives of people on my dull days would invariably put me in a spiral.”
“People were telling me that I didn’t belong and I couldn’t code in a dress.”
Survivors share their stories of grappling with suicidal ideation. These form the basis for a discussion to de-stigmatize thoughts about death and suicide.
We make more memories living in the real world than we could ever do through our phones.
“There’s nothing worse than feeling like you’re all alone and that no one understands.”
Social media and Bollywood films have typically played up harmful stereotypes when it comes to mental health.
“My disability and mental health can be mutually exclusive sometimes.”