India has more than 50% population below the age of 25. India also has one of the highest youth suicide rates globally, and suicide is the leading cause of mortality in this population. This calls for action at multiple levels; and most importantly in education institutions where they spend a significant amount of time, explore … Continue reading Online Course on Mental Health for Teachers
On occasion of World Mental Health Day , we are really excited and proud to share this film on Mann Mela - our unique games-based mental health and mental justice fair! https://youtu.be/IC0LidXQAyE?si=PA2R6TUG58b-eTBH Developed by Deepa Pawar who belongs to a nomadic tribe, the module is inclusive and congnisant of the way that mental health is … Continue reading Mann Mela Film Launched!
A 2-day residential training camp exclusively for young women was organized for them to have the freedom and own space to understand in depth about gender. All the participants belong to NT-DNT, Adivasi, Dalit and rural backgrounds. With these intersections, the training was bound to be very rich intellectually and emotionally. Sessions using experience sharing, … Continue reading Residential Camp on Gender understanding in context of caste, religion, history
Had the opportunity to hold important discussions on Caste in context of Mental Health with above 60 mental health practitioners who are working with a wide cross-section of society across India - as part of the The Fault in our Chai Training program organized by Mariwala Health Initiative. Anubhuti Founder Deepa Pawar conducted this session … Continue reading Training on Caste with Mental Health Practitioners
Over 3rd and 4th April, we spent two days with the CMHLP's (Centre for Mental Health Law & Policy) Atmiyata project team with in-depth facilitation on Mental Health and Domestic Violence. Deepa Pawar, bringing in a strong Constitutional and anti-caste perspective, facilitated different sessions for perspective building and approach building. The concept of Domestic Violence … Continue reading Facilitation with CMHLP Atmiyata Team on DV & Mental Health
With increasing response and invites from colleges who cater to students from NT-DNT, rural, marginalized backgrounds, regarding our youth mental health and mental justice sessions, we are getting the opportunity to engage with these institutions, students and teachers in other districts too. Recently we had such an opportunity, thanks to NT-DNT activist and Prof Vinayak … Continue reading Out-of-District Trainings with Stakeholders on Mental Justice
Anubhuti has been creating, publishing and disseminating this Mental Justice Planner since 2021. It was created to fill the gap of easily accessible literature for mental health support in a local language, in a format that is used by a wide range of persons and as part of everyday life - without any additional burden … Continue reading Dissemination of “Mental Justice Planners 2023”
Over the last month in January, on occasion of the Birth Anniversaries of Savitribai Phule, Fatima Sheikh, Jijabai.. We have reached several schools, colleges, ITIs, Ashram Shalas - both students and teachers, with trainings on Mental Justice, mental health, gender, POSH Act, Constitution, leadership, legal awareness. These educational institutions have been reached through the initiatives … Continue reading Trainings with Colleges, Ashram Shalas, ITIs
We recently started our 4th Community Centre - newly opened at Prakash Nagar, Ambernath. This centre shall be catering to the NT-DNT tent community nearby, and the surrounding majority Dalit, Bahujan population. We are grateful to the NT leaders who came to show their support not only for Anubhuti's newest centre, but also for their fellow citizens who will be benefiting … Continue reading Opening of 4th Community Centre!
We recently celebrated Baliraja Utsav - with intellectual, ideological festivities. NT-DNT, Adivasi, Bahujan youth from 5 locations in Thane District came together and actively participated and took a lead in this full-day celebration. As we know, Baliraja is revered as a great ancient king known for his egalitarianism, justice and the prosperity of farmers, labourers, … Continue reading Baliraja Utsav Celebrations & Mann Boli Youth Expressions