Self Harm Awareness | Kritika

*Trigger Warning* As simple and easy modernisation is making our lives, it also comes at the cost of increased physical, mental and emotional problems. High stress, low patience, failing relationships, the increased workload in schools and offices— our home and working environment are almost suffocating us. There are times when the mental stress and emotional pain that we are suffering through starts becoming unbearable or … Continue reading Self Harm Awareness | Kritika

Eating Disorder Awareness #2 | Ambalika

The last week of February is observed as eating disorder awareness week, highlighting its importance in the current scene. It is observed to educate people on eating disorders, make it normal among people of different age groups and encourage people to participate as they are, and not how they should be. Eating disorder is the second deadliest mental illness and thus the major goal of … Continue reading Eating Disorder Awareness #2 | Ambalika

Mental Health Awareness | Atray

There’s a time in your life when you don’t feel the need to ponder over your mental condition. It’s all fun and games when everything’s going well. However, as one grows, it’s inevitable to face the ups and downs of life. That is when one realizes mental health is as important as physical health and it’s needed to be taken care of actively. There’s a … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness | Atray

Self Harm Awareness | Jahnvi

In APA Tori DeAngelis told us about a new disorder was added into the DSM-V (2013) (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of mental disorders), called Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI) as a “disorder that needs further study” But before we go into that, let us back up and go back to the basics. What entails as self-harm? Self-harm can be anything from cutting yourself, to episodes of banging … Continue reading Self Harm Awareness | Jahnvi