An Interview With Stephen Gillatt, the author of Mad, Sad, Dysfunctional Dad

Jhilmil Breckenridge of Mad in Asia Pacific spoke with Stephen Gillatt about the issues of mental health and men and how society does not allow vulnerability in men. Stephen has recently written a mental health memoir as he wants to get more...

Making Inclusion a Reality: Interview Series (Part II)

Moving away from the biomedical and institutionalisation model, persons with psychosocial disabilities everywhere have demonstrated that there are better alternatives to inclusion of people with disabilities within their community. From creating spaces for alternate ways of recovery, using traditional methods of healing...

Making Inclusion a Reality: Interview Series (Part III)

Moving away from the biomedical and institutionalisation model, persons with psychosocial disabilities everywhere have demonstrated that there are better alternatives to inclusion of people with disabilities within their community. From creating spaces for alternate ways of recovery, using traditional methods of healing...

Young People’s Mental Health, Lived Experience and Alternate Knowledge

Colourful patchwork illustration with the title 'Jugaad' on top, portraits of four young people and a dog, standing over the patchwork quilt with patches that say 'Laughter', 'Resilience', 'Care' and 'Love'.
Adishi Gupta of Mad in Asia Pacific in conversation with the 'Jugaad' book team At the Weaving Our Voices conference earlier this year, I met a group of young authors talking about their mental health struggles and needs,...

How Culture Influences Voice Hearing: An Interview with Stanford Anthropologist Tanya Luhrmann

This interview was originally published on Mad in America on November 13, 2020 here. Tanya Luhrmann is a Watkins University Professor in the Anthropology Department at Stanford. Her work explores how cultural contexts shape the experience of mental...

Finding the Light Through Poetry

In 2015, I did an unusual thing — I signed up for an MA in Creative Writing. Middle aged women, especially Indian ones, don’t suddenly get up and go to England to do another degree, but on a whim, I sent off...

Making Inclusion a Reality: Interview Series (Part IV)

Moving away from the biomedical and institutionalisation model, persons with psychosocial disabilities everywhere have demonstrated that there are better alternatives to inclusion of people with disabilities within their community. From creating spaces for alternate ways of recovery, using traditional methods of healing...

Global Mental Health – Coloniality, Technology and Medicalization

New in Mad in America's ongoing podcast series, Dr. China Mills speaks on the Lancet's proposal, and shares her insights on the role of coloniality, technology, and medicalization in the global "mental health" movement. The following interview is part of Mad in America's podcast on global mental health,...

Making Inclusion a Reality: Interview Series (Part I)

Moving away from the biomedical and institutionalisation model, persons with psychosocial disabilities everywhere have demonstrated that there are better alternatives to inclusion of people with disabilities within their community. From creating spaces for alternate ways of recovery, using traditional methods of healing to stressing...

Podcast: Mental Health and Conversion Therapy with Aarathi Selvan

This podcast originally appeared on The SOS Show with Suchita by Ep.Log Media & Metaphysical Lab and can be accessed here. Trigger Warning: Suicide, Conversion Therapy Some time back, Anjana...