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Partha Chakrabartty

Partha Chakrabartty
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Partha P. Chakrabartty is an independent journalist and columnist with pieces in Mint, Firstpost, and The Wire, among others. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Temple University, and an MBA in Marketing and Strategy from IIM Lucknow. Having learnt about mental illness through experience, slowly and painfully, he now hopes to accelerate recovery in others by sharing knowledge, reducing stigma, and helping those facing mental health challenges narrate and understand their own experiences.

An insider’s guide to helping a loved one with depression

Supporting and helping someone suffering from depression can be quite challenging and, without a deeper understanding of what is really going on in the mind of your depressed loved one, often harms them more than helping