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Health Collective building platforms to address mental health, illness

Globally, reports say one in every four people is likely to face a mental health challenge at some point in their lifetime

Amrita Tripathi (seventh from left), founder of the Health Collective, says the organisation is a safe space for conversations, trusted information and resources on mental health in India
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Amrita Tripathi (seventh from left), founder of the Health Collective, says the organisation is a safe space for conversations, trusted information and resources on mental health in India

Sneha Bhattacharjee
Amrita Tripathi was a journalist for 15 years before she founded the Health Collective — a safe space for conversations, trusted information and resources on mental health in India. The organisation represented who she was, as well as what she thought the mental health arena needed: Dialogues in a safe space around problems such as depression via accessible, conversational reporting, and story-telling. “Today we have about 200 stories on the site — a mix of original reporting, expert columns and very powerful first person stories on living with conditions like depression, anxiety, schizophrenia and more,” Tripathi says. The site also

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First Published: May 18 2019 | 8:11 PM IST

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