6 episodes

Host Ira Khan attempts to make sense of the information, misinformation, oversimplifications and complications around mental health in India today.

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Host Ira Khan attempts to make sense of the information, misinformation, oversimplifications and complications around mental health in India today.

    Burnout and What it Takes to Rest ft. Sid Warrier | Call Me Hopeful

    Burnout and What it Takes to Rest ft. Sid Warrier | Call Me Hopeful

    Where is the line between fatigue, exhaustion and burnout? How can we spot the signs of an oncoming burnout? This week, the internet's favourite neurologist Dr. Sid Warrier joins us to discuss what burnout actually is, can it kill you, and how can we build our mental resilience.

    00:00 - 01:01: Intro
    01:01 - 02:21: What is burnout?
    02:21 - 05:19: Can burnout kill you?/Sympathetic vs parasympathetic
    05:19 - 10:24: Physical manifestations
    10:24 - 13:09: Threat perception
    13:09 - 16:35: Empathy
    16:35 - 19:46: Threat perception online
    19:46 - 22:29: Mental resilience
    22:29 - 28:23: How to build resilience?
    28:23 - 35:51: Environmental awareness
    35:51- 41:10: What does rest entail?
    41:10 - 44:35: Pledge

    If you are struggling with your mental health, remember there is help out there –

    Sangath (9:30am to 5:30pm | Monday to Friday)
    07887872345
    https://sangath.in/well-being-centre/

    Self-help resources
    https://sangath.in/self-help-resource/

    Agatsu's clinic (11am to 7pm | Tuesday to Sunday)
    9167792077
    https://www.agatsufoundation.org/therapy

    Mental Health Directory
    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/...

    Tele-MANAS (24x7) - 14416

    Links:
    https://education.umd.edu/sites/default/files/uploads/Emotion%20and%20Stress%20Regulation%20Magic%20Tool%20Box.pdf


    TS Studios brings you Call Me Hopeful, a podcast where host Ira Khan attempts to make sense of the information, misinformation, oversimplifications and complications around mental health in India today.

    Credits:
    Host: Ira Khan
    Associate Producers: Bavana Gone, Neha Shetty
    Editor: Bavana Gone, Vibhav Saraf
    Art Director: Neha Shekhawat
    Camera Attendant: Shivam Kumar Singh
    Recording Studio: Island City Studios
    Social Media Strategist: Anubhooti Chouhan
    Creative Producers: Mohini Chaudhuri, Abhishek Saha
    Supervising Producer: Shrishti Malhotra
    Executive Producer: Karla Bookman

    • 46 min
    I Am In A Committed Relationship With My Wellbeing | ft. Mallika Dua | Call Me Hopeful

    I Am In A Committed Relationship With My Wellbeing | ft. Mallika Dua | Call Me Hopeful

    This week on Call Me Hopeful, comedian and actor, Mallika Dua talks to us about the barriers to asking for help despite being related to a psychologist, how it's a journey she continues to walk everyday and finding herself coming up with practical solutions to emotional problems, much like that one grumpy uncle we’ve all known.

    Chapter Timestamps:-

    00:00 - 00:46 - Intro
    00:46 - 05:02 - Childhood
    05:02 - 10:02 - Seeking therapy for the first time
    10:02 -16:40 - Diagnosis for Mood disorder
    16:40 - 27:50 - Choosing the right therapist
    27:50 - 34:01 - Getting over grief
    34:01 - 41:57 - Medication / Self Sabotage
    41:57 - 47:02 - Committed to well being
    47:02 - 48:21 - Pledge

    If you are struggling with your mental health, remember there is help out there –
    Sangath (9:30am to 5:30pm | Monday to Friday)
    07887872345
    https://sangath.in/well-being-centre/

    Self-help resources
    https://sangath.in/self-help-resource/

    Agatsu's clinic (11am to 7pm | Tuesday to Sunday)
    9167792077
    https://www.agatsufoundation.org/therapy

    Mental Health Directory
    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-_g1lLNBPJqqI6izUc-7lGs10RXtVCnOWlSXpjmWPNQ/edit#gid=0

    Tele-MANAS (24x7) - 14416

    TS Studios brings you Call Me Hopeful, a podcast where host Ira Khan attempts to make sense of the information, misinformation, oversimplifications and complications around mental health in India today.

    Credits:
    Host: Ira Khan
    Associate Producers: Bavana Gone, Neha Shetty
    Editor: Bavana Gone, Vibhav Saraf
    Art Director: Neha Shekhawat
    Camera Attendant: Shivam Kumar Singh
    Recording Studio: Island City Studios
    Social Media Strategist: Anubhooti Chouhan
    Creative Producers: Mohini Chaudhuri, Abhishek Saha
    Supervising Producer: Shrishti Malhotra
    Executive Producer: Karla Bookman

    #callmehopeful #tspodcasts #tsstudios

    • 48 min
    Understanding Mental Health Through the Lens of Depression Ft. Abhijit Nadkarni

    Understanding Mental Health Through the Lens of Depression Ft. Abhijit Nadkarni

    Is mental illness purely biological? What are the different social and psychological factors that can influence depression? This week, psychiatrist Dr. Ahijit Nadkarni joins us to discuss the framework with which to view our mental health, and if there is such a thing as a cure.

    If you are struggling with your mental health, remember there is help out there.
    Sangath (9:30am to 5:30pm | Monday to Friday) - 07887872345 | https://sangath.in/well-being-centre/
    Self-help resources - https://sangath.in/self-help-resource/
    Agatsu's clinic (11am to 7pm | Tuesday to Sunday) - 9167792077 | https://www.agatsufoundation.org/therapy
    Mental Health Directory - https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-_g1lLNBPJqqI6izUc-7lGs10RXtVCnOWlSXpjmWPNQ/edit#gid=0
    Tele-MANAS (24x7) - 14416

    00:00 - 0:53 - Intro
    0:53 - 2:19 - Ira’s experience with depression
    2:19 - 4:20 - Is depression real?
    4:20 - 8:40- What happens to people when they’re depressed?
    8:40 -11:30 - “Faking it”
    11:35 - 19:54 - Causes of depression
    19:54 - 23:23 - Is it important to know why depression occurs?
    23:23 - 26:50 - Scientific credibility of mental health practitioners
    26:50 - 30:55 - Importance of psycho-social treatments
    30:55 - 38:58 - Mindset shift towards validating your own mental illness
    38:58 - 43:20- Is there a cure?
    43:20 - 44:33 - Pledge

    Credits:
    Host: Ira Khan
    Associate Producers: Bavana Gone, Neha Shetty
    Editor: Bavana Gone
    Social Media Strategist: Anubhooti Chouhan
    Art Director: Neha Shekhawat
    Camera Attendant: Shivam Kumar Singh
    Recording Studio: Island City Studios
    Creative Producers: Mohini Chaudhuri, Abhishek Saha
    Supervising Producer: Shrishti Malhotra
    Executive Producer: Karla Bookman

    • 44 min
    My Companion, Loneliness With Vir Das

    My Companion, Loneliness With Vir Das

    Why is a comedian the best person to discuss loneliness with? On this episode of Call Me Hopeful, Vir Das joins us to talk about his relationship with solitude, loneliness, and why it’s so difficult to reach out sometimes.

    00:00 - 0:42-Intro
    0:42 - 2:53 - Why loneliness?
    2:53 - 6:33 - What does loneliness look like for Vir?
    6:33 - 8:25 - Feeling disconnected while on stage
    8:25 - 10:31 - Connecting via music
    10:31 - 13:21 - Growing up as the outsider
    13:21 - 14:40 - Accepting loneliness
    14:40 - 17:55 - Chronic loneliness/pushing people away while feeling lonely
    17:55 - 20:05 - Wanting to fit in
    20:05 - 28:13 - Reaction to the Two Indias controversy
    28:13 - 33:17 - The loneliness epidemic
    33:17 - 35:43 - Reaching out
    35:43 -37: 11 - Pledge

    If you are struggling with your mental health, remember there is help out there.
    Sangath (9:30am to 5:30pm | Monday to Friday)
    07887872345
    https://sangath.in/well-being-centre/

    Self-help resources
    https://sangath.in/self-help-resource/

    Agatsu's clinic (11am to 7pm | Tuesday to Sunday)
    9167792077
    https://www.agatsufoundation.org/therapy

    Mental Health Directory
    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/...

    Tele-MANAS (24x7) - 14416

    Relevant links:
    -'How to Practice Emotional First Aid' by Guy Winch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2hc2FLOdhI
    - Social Isolation in America: Changes in Core Discussion Networks over Two Decades -https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/000312240607100301

    Credits:
    Host: Ira Khan
    Associate Producers: Bavana Gone, Neha Shetty
    Editor: Bavana Gone
    Art Director: Neha Shekhawat
    Camera Attendant: Shivam Kumar Singh
    Recording Studio: Island City Studios
    Social Media Strategist: Anubhooti Chouhan
    Creative Producers: Mohini Chaudhuri, Abhishek Saha
    Supervising Producer: Shrishti Malhotra
    Executive Producer: Karla Bookman

    #callmehopeful #tspodcasts #tsstudios

    • 37 min
    Did The Internet Make Mental Health Confusing? ft. Imran Khan & Dr. Vikram Patel

    Did The Internet Make Mental Health Confusing? ft. Imran Khan & Dr. Vikram Patel

    In this episode, psychiatrist Dr. Vikram Patel and actor Imran Khan join Ira to dissect what mental health conversations used to be like before the age of the internet, how to filter the right kind of information online, why media literacy is important, and if it is possible to diagnose a serial killer just based on their fingers.

    TS Studios brings you Call Me Hopeful, a podcast where host Ira Khan attempts to make sense of the information, misinformation, oversimplifications and complications around mental health in India today.

    If you are struggling with your mental health, remember there is help out there.
    Sangath (9:30am to 5:30pm | Monday to Friday) - 07887872345 | https://sangath.in/well-being-centre/
    Self-help resources - https://sangath.in/self-help-resource/
    Agatsu's clinic (11am to 7pm | Tuesday to Sunday) - 9167792077 | https://www.agatsufoundation.org/therapy
    Mental Health Directory - https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-_g1lLNBPJqqI6izUc-7lGs10RXtVCnOWlSXpjmWPNQ/edit#gid=0
    Tele-MANAS (24x7) - 14416

    Evidence based therapies for depression
    - Cognitive behaviour therapy
    - Interpersonal therapy
    - Behavioural activation
    - Problem solving therapy
    - Mindfulness based cognitive therapy
    - Psychodynamic psychotherapy

    0:52 - Intro
    2:59 - Mental health awareness before the internet
    6:09 - Change in the language on the internet
    9:35 - Radicalization through social media
    13:45 - Simplification of complex concepts
    18:25 - Reacting to comments
    22:57 - Significant pros and cons of awareness
    24:24 - Accessibility of mMental health information
    25:08 - Structural issues with mMental health treatment
    29:54 - Where to find accurate sources
    32:48 - Media literacy
    37:10 - Conclusion
    38:06 - Pledge


    Credits:
    Host: Ira Khan
    Associate Producers: Bavana Gone, Neha Shetty
    Editor: Bavana Gone
    Social Media Strategist: Anubhooti Chouhan
    Art Director: Neha Shekhawat
    Camera Attendant: Shivam Kumar Singh
    Recording Studio: Island City Studios
    Creative Producers: Mohini Chaudhuri, Abhishek Saha
    Supervising Producer: Shrishti Malhotra
    Executive Producer: Karla Bookman

    • 40 min
    Call Me Hopeful Trailer

    Call Me Hopeful Trailer

    TS Studios brings you Call Me Hopeful, a podcast where host Ira Khan gets together with diverse guests to discuss the information, misinformation, and everything in between about the state of mental health conversations on the Indian internet.

    • 1 min

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16 Ratings

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