Thanks a lot for showing your interest in publishing your work on our website. We know you have a lot of options out there and are truly humbled that you chose our platform. We invite submissions on a rolling basis around various mental health-related issues, ranging from everyday life struggles to the larger questions around mental health and structural problems. Nothing can replace a narrative of a lived experience and we strongly stand by that.

If you are someone who has been dealing with mental health issues or if you are a caregiver, we would love to hear your experience.

You may choose to write on a topic of your own choice or pick any from the sub-themes below.


  • The What/How/Why of mental health
  • Interpersonal relationships and mental health
  • Lived experience of mental health issues
  • Busting myths and taboos around mental health
  • Politics, policy framework and mental health
  • Privilege, activism and mental health
  • Social inequalities and mental health
  • All things books, popular culture and artwork around mental health
  • Seeking psychological/psychiatric help: different kinds of treatments
  • Self-care and managing day-to-day mental health

Submission guidelines

  1. You can submit personal stories, articles, artwork or poetry.
  2. Email your ideas, pitches or submissions to with ‘Submission’ in the subject line. Please also mention what kind of submission it is (art/poetry/article/personal story).
  3. A tentative word limit for blog posts is 500-700 words.
  4. The word limit for personal stories is 300-400 words.
  5. While submitting artwork, please ensure to send a high-resolution image. Also, please send along a 50-100 words description of your artwork.
  6. While submitting personal essays, please share a high-resolution picture of yourself if you would like it to be published with your story. If not, that is perfectly okay too.
  7. We accept bi-lingual content, both in English and Hindi.
  8. We have a zero-tolerance policy for any kinds of insensitivity towards a specific community or group of people based on their identity (gender, caste, religion and so on and so forth).
  9. We want to hear YOUR voice, not Google’s. Please don’t submit plagiarised content.
  10. Please submit a two-line bio along with your submission. We respect that some people would like to publish anonymously. Please let us know if you would like that.
  11. Please share your social media handles along with your submission if you would like to be tagged on social media.
  12. We may not accept your submission for a variety of reasons. You will be duly notified in that case.
  13. Please keep us informed if you are submitting your piece somewhere else simultaneously.
  14. We love to put our editorial fairies at work every now and then, so we may edit your piece for that extra magic!
  15. We are a small team and will require a minimum of two weeks to get back to you on the status of your submission.