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Cannabis and Mental Illness

The general public was beating him brutally as he was caught red-handed vandalizing the house of a local person in Baruipur. “What was his motive?…

We Help the Child Blossom

Play therapy helps to decrease the behavioral & emotional difficulties that obstruct a child’s normal functioning and help the child freely express their…

Home-coming after 20 years!

Sunil got missing from home in his 20’s. After 20 years ANTARA reunited him with his family on 18.03.2019. His family members almost lost all hopes…

Ghar Wapsi

Ms. Sujata Adhikary is the only earning member of the family. As her elder sister Jharna has been separated, she stays with Sujata along with her child…

Thorns cannot hide the beauty of a Rose

A 24 year old lady named Nazma Khatun (name changed) from Tiyor Pukur, Murshidabad, was found roaming…

Be a good friend to be a good parent

This is the story of Hena (name changed), a sincere and obedient child. She is daughter of Joy (name changed) Uncle…

Tale of Jharna: A Mental Illness Survivor

“For how long you are being treated here?”- I asked Jharna Di one of ANTARA’s former clients, aged 45…

Let’s Celebrate Independence from the stigma associated with Mental Illness

On the occasion of 71st Independence Day of India, let’s…

Reaching out to the unreached

ANTARA has just started a new journey i.e., “Mental Health Mass Awareness Programme” to cover every District of West Bengal. We started…

The Rebirth

Have you ever seen anyone who has born twice in a lifetime? No, I am not talking about any magic or spiritual miracle but an…

Mental health is not a destination but a process

Introduction “Mental health…is not a destination but a process. It’s about how you drive…

Importance of Mental Health to achieve Life Goals!

This is 21st Century. We are all busy all the time. We have to chase different targets & goals…

“Freedom from Addiction”: A Slogan, A Motive, An Attempt – by ANTARA!!

What is Addiction? Addiction means being addicted to a particular substance or activity…

On Sharing Your Battles with Depression

Why do we talk about our wars against depression after we’ve come out of it? We could begin while…

Observation of ‘Mental Health Month’ at Antara

What is Mind?? The central processing unit (CPU) of a computer is the control centre that converts…

Kohinur Bibi is Repatriated and Reunited with Family!

Kohinur Bibi (name changed) was found wandering in the Joynagar Town in South 24 Paraganas District…

The Addiction to Bohemia

Antara had held a drawing competition sometime back for its recovering patients. Most people had…