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Ten years of saving lives: how Bangladesh’s first suicide prevention helpline proved naysayers wrong

When Yeshim Iqbal started Kaan Pete Roi 10 years ago, a suicide prevention helpline was an unheard-of idea in Bangladesh. Today, it is a case study on how to run a powerful, volunteer-driven platform in a resource-constrained setting.

Tanmoy Goswami
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Update: a fellowship and the future of Sanity

A chance to strengthen the foundations of independent mental health journalism rooted in the global south.

Tanmoy Goswami
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Hope, empowerment, action: a new series dedicated to suicide prevention

In a first, Sanity is partnering Mariwala Health Initiative to tell powerful stories on tackling one of the biggest public health crises of our time.

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The problem with our obsession with stigma

Anti-stigma campaigns suck away oxygen from a far more urgent cause: ending discrimination.

Tanmoy Goswami
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Bigotry is not a mental illness. And mental illness is not a prop for outrage.

Equating hate and bigotry with mental illness violates the humanity of people who live with mental illness.

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Hang out with Sanity at the International Journalism Festival 🙂

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Grief is not a disorder. Even if it is 'prolonged'.

Unfortunately, there is no diagnosis that can outlaw injustice.

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Mental health's cybersecurity nightmare is here. Now what?

In March alone, three alarming cybersecurity incidents have been reported in mental health organisations across the world.

Deepa Singh
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Data v humans: this is how we win the battle for the future of mental healthcare

Disturbing application of user data by a popular mental health helpline shocked the world. We must push back.

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What omelette making can teach you about workplace mental health

Don't move fast and break things.

Himangi Kanodia
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Werewolf

Prioritising wellbeing isn’t the soothing, candle-lit, rose-petaled bath we might picture it to be.

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War, trauma, hope

How to talk to humans who lived through war; community trauma; war and children, and a Hiroshima survivor speaks.