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Mental Health

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Mental health can be severely affected by social and religious stigmas around sex, gender and sexuality. Learn ways to tackle situations causing stress, anxiety and various other issues through expert advice and lived experiences.

Frequently Asked Questions

Consult a therapist. Talk to people. Discover what makes you peaceful everyday.

Please seek immediate medical help. If there is a structural issue to your problem (you feel suicidal due to your race, gender, caste, class, etc), there are many support groups who may have gone through something similar. Please make the attempt to get in touch with them. They will surely help you out.

There are many effective therapies and treatments that can help you manage your mental health. Many times, the symptoms do not reoccur. Sometimes, you need to do some practices throughout your life to manage your mental illness, and that is perfectly fine.

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