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There is no right way to begin talking about something like this. And that is exactly why it should be talked about; because conversations surrounding mental health issues are uncomfortable, need vulnerability and most importantly take a damning amount of courage.

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LonePack Conversations – The Alternative Therapy Series: Writing Therapy ft. Courtney Ackerman

There’s a quote by Anne Frank that goes “I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.” Also follow us on:Apple PodcastsSoundCloud Valerie-  Welcome to LonePack Conversations! I’m Valerie. Today we’re discussing Writing Therapy with Courtney Ackerman, a researcher, the author of three published books on positive psychology-related topics,Continue reading “LonePack Conversations – The Alternative Therapy Series: Writing Therapy ft. Courtney Ackerman”

LonePack Conversations- The Alternative Therapy Series: Bibliotherapy ft. Bijal Shah

While reading a book or a quote, have you ever felt like it best put into words exactly what you’re feeling? That’s the power of literature – it offers us a connection and intimacy that is unique to the medium. Also follow us on:Apple PodcastsSoundCloud Valerie – Welcome to LonePack Conversations! I’m Valerie. Today we’llContinue reading “LonePack Conversations- The Alternative Therapy Series: Bibliotherapy ft. Bijal Shah”

Myths vs Facts about Autism

Myth: “Autism is a disease” Autism is a neurodevelopment disorder– a disorder in brain function, affecting one’s emotions, communication, learning ability, and self-control. It doesn’t “spread” like a disease.  It develops as an individual grows. The whole concept of disease/illness cannot be applied here. Autism is treated to help support emotional growth and communication, andContinue reading “Myths vs Facts about Autism”

LonePack Conversations- The Alternative Therapy Series: Narrative Therapy ft. David Newman

When you’re asked questions like “What’s your story?”, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Today let’s take time to realise the importance of the stories we tell ourselves, and others, while talking about our lives. Also follow us on:Apple PodcastsSoundCloud Valerie – Welcome to LonePack Conversations! I’m Valerie. We’re in conversation with NarrativeContinue reading “LonePack Conversations- The Alternative Therapy Series: Narrative Therapy ft. David Newman”

LonePack x Patrician College of Arts and Science

LonePack signs an MoU with Patrician College of Arts and Science to deepen the efforts on mental health awareness

To all our supporters, here’s some good news from us—LonePack and Patrician College of Arts and Science signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) last week to forge collaborative initiatives in the mental health space. Under this agreement, LonePack aims to work in tandem with the faculty and administration in some key activities around LonePack Buddy,Continue reading “LonePack signs an MoU with Patrician College of Arts and Science to deepen the efforts on mental health awareness”

Toxic Masculinity and Mental Health

written by Shridula Gopinath In September last year, India’s Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry launched “Kiran”, a 24/7 mental health helpline. An internal report, accessed by “The Hindu”, recorded data gathered between September 16th 2020 to January 15th 2021 which showed that over 70% of the calls received were by men. The inequality in theseContinue reading “Toxic Masculinity and Mental Health”

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