Did you know, that the majority of people living with mental illnesses are functioning members of society?
Meet Samay, Huafrid, Shivalika and Minnati. Each come from different walks of life, but share a common thread of persevering thorough mental illness. Through education, family support, self care and treatment, they have each learned to navigate their journey with mental illness, while being highly contributing members of society.
1 in 7 people live with mental illness in India. With awareness, understanding and appropriate care, it is possible to lead a functional life. Lets help our friends, colleagues, neighbours, sisters and brothers get the help that is available. We need your voices. And we need your ears. #RISEUP, share your story and inspire others to seek the help that is available.
Share Your Story: www.mindsfoundation.org/riseup
You may also share on social media with hashtag #RISEUP
Directed and edited by: Richa Kalra
Stories by: Samay Ajmera, Shivalika Sinha, Huafrid Billimoria, Minnati Zaveri
Cinematography: Dean Coutinho and Richa Kalra
Produced by: The MINDS Foundation & Richa Kalra