Raising mental health awareness
MARIWALA Health Initiative (MHI), a philanthropic initiative by Harsh Mariwala dedicated to mental health, has launched ReFrame at a mental health workshop on the occasion of World Mental Health Day celebrated every year on October. This edition of ReFrame highlights how people of various age groups face mental health concerns. Almost 9.8 million one to seventeen-year-old Indians is in need of active mental health support. Many new mothers struggle every day with postpartum depression. The workshop was conducted by well-known experts in the field of mental health including Deepa Pawar, winner of 2018 Tell her Story contest, Bhargavi Davar, internationally known mental health activist, and Arjun Kapoor, a psychologist at Centre for Mental Health Law and Policy, and Rajvi Mariwala, director of the Mariwala Health Initiative. The speakers focused on critical counter-narratives to any dominant norm related to mental health. ReFrame is not only an effort to transform existing discussions around mental health but also to widen the scope for participation in these crucial conversations.