2022: When mental health invited action, but work needed on shedding shame

December 29, 2022

Priya Hiranandani–Vandrevala, co-founder of Vandrevala Foundation, feels shame was why many in India wouldn't call her foundation's free teletherapy helpline. So she set up a WhatsApp helpline last year, and 2022 has seen 50 per cent of all consultations shifting to the messaging app.