A visitor interacts with the Mann Mela exhibition at the Goa Open Arts Festival in February 2020. Mann Mela is a mobile mental-health museum which has gone online during the pandemic. Photo: Sangath A visitor interacts with the Mann Mela exhibition at the Goa Open Arts Festival in February 2020. Mann Mela is a mobile mental-health museum which has gone online during the pandemic. Photo: Sangath
A visitor interacts with the Mann Mela exhibition at the Goa Open Arts Festival in February 2020. Mann Mela is a mobile mental-health museum which has gone online during the pandemic. Photo: Sangath

World Mental Health Day 2020: digital library of survivor stories, Mann Mela, launched to get young people in India to talk openly about anxiety and depression

  • Talking openly about mental problems is vital, and Mann Mela, a mobile library of young people’s stories about overcoming them, was set up to spark conversation
  • The stories, presented using graphic art, audio narration and animation, are aimed at 18- to 24-year-olds among India’s 200 million people with mental disorders

Topic |   Wellness
A visitor interacts with the Mann Mela exhibition at the Goa Open Arts Festival in February 2020. Mann Mela is a mobile mental-health museum which has gone online during the pandemic. Photo: Sangath A visitor interacts with the Mann Mela exhibition at the Goa Open Arts Festival in February 2020. Mann Mela is a mobile mental-health museum which has gone online during the pandemic. Photo: Sangath
A visitor interacts with the Mann Mela exhibition at the Goa Open Arts Festival in February 2020. Mann Mela is a mobile mental-health museum which has gone online during the pandemic. Photo: Sangath
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