Manotsav Foundation is working in the field of Child and Adolescent Mental Health. We undertake a range of public health activities such as awareness building, mental health literacy surveys and provide clinical care to this population.
"I was dyslexic and lots of kids made fun of me. That experience made me tough inside, because you learn to quietly accept ridicule."
Tom Cruise On Dyslexia
"My breath was shallow, I suffered from lack of concentration and I broke down often. Life all of a sudden just felt meaningless and there were days when I just wanted to give up. I was diagnosed with clinical depression."
Deepika Padukone On Depression
"Everything seems normal until you start talking,you get stuck and you don’t know why. Right from your toes to the ends of your hair strands, you are in complete shock. "
Hrithik Roshan On Stuttering
"I have anxiety and I’m treating my anxiety. I am on medication for my anxiety. "
Anushka Sharma On Anxiety
"I have hit rock bottom many times. The world didn’t know what was going on because acting is such a camouflage.You are playing the other person and don’t have the time to delve into your own sorrow."
Manisha Koirala On Depression
"You get fixated on one body part, and you are just obsessed with how much you don't like it."
Illeana Dcruz On Body Dysmorphic Disorder
" I have days where I feel good and then I have days where I don’t. One minute everything is fine and the next it’s like someone turned the light off inside my head.I go quiet and it’s difficult to get out of bed."
Shaheen Bhatt On Depression
"For one year I did not even know what was happening to me, I had no idea and I just used to feel very dark, gloomy and sad.I did not know what was the reason behind this, but I felt directionless."
Shama Sikander On Depression
"I stopped stepping out because I feared that people will judge me. It became stressful to be in the public eye at that time. "
Sameera Reddy On Post-Partum Experience
When it comes to helping your kid(s) with anxiety or worry, What is the BIGGEST challenge that you've been struggling with?