The SOS Show with Suchita

The SOS Show with Suchita

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In The SOS Show- we are going to demystify a lot of beliefs around mental health- We are going to speak to the fighters, the innovators, the fearless ones, about what MENTAL HEALTH means to them, how can we redefine- WHAT MENTAL HEALTH REALLY IS and how can we break all the taboos created around it. The podcast intends to open up the discussion on mental health and bring about a real change and A LEAP in our cultural ecosystem with regards to MENTAL HEALTH. This podcast is brought to you by Ep.Log Media & Metaphysical Lab.


Ep.24 Shaheen Bhatt on Her Experiences OF dealing WITH depression
Jan 18 • 16 min
What is depression? Is it biological? Or is it circumstantial? Does your childhood have an impact on your life forever? What if you shared your feelings with someone - right then and there would that impact or scar lessen - this and more as we Speak to…
Ep.23 Mental Wellbeing For Entrepreneurs ft. Mr. Harsh Mariwala and Rajvi Mariwala
Jan 1 • 40 min
Welcome to 2020! As we have entered a new decade, we thought of a very special episode featuring none other than the legendary Mr. Harsh Mariwala, chairman- Marico Ltd. and his partner in raising awareness about mental wellbeing, Rajvi Mariwala, Director-…
Ep.22 ReFRAME-ing Mental Healthcare ft. Rajvi Mariwala, Director- Mariwala Health Initiative
Dec 30, 2019 • 61 min
As we are about to close for 2019, Ep.Log Media & Metaphysical Lab. share 2 special episodes with Rajvi Mariwala, Director-Mariwala Health Initiative(MHI), and this episode all about bringing structure to the current mental healthcare ecosystem. MHI has…
Ep.21 Narrative Practices and Mental Health for Children ft. Jehanzeb Baldiwala,Director-Mental Health Services at Ummeed Child Development Center
Nov 30, 2019 • 32 min
Umeed the non profit organisation deals with children with developmental issues. Jehanzeb Baldiwala heads their mental health section which is dealing with kids with various mental health issues anxiety to depression to Schizhophernia. In this…
Ep.20 How Addiction Affects Mental Health and Life ft. Dr Mitika Kanabar, MD MPH,South California
Nov 18, 2019 • 36 min
In this episode of THE SOS SHOW- we talk about how does mental health and addiction work. We are in conversation with Dr. Mitika Kanabar. We talk about various forms of addiction from tobacco, alcohol, and the internet and how does that affects our…
Ep.19 Filling Treatment Gaps In Mental Healthcare With Peer Support ft. Jasmine Kalha
Nov 9, 2019 • 44 min
The treatment gap that exists in mental health care- can be taken care with peer to peer support- Jasmine Kalha, Program Manager and Research Fellow at Centre for Mental Health Law and Policy, Indian Law Society describes about peer to peer support where…
Ep.18 Making People Self-Dependent ft. Ratna Chibber and Tanya Dutt - Atmanirbhar Foundation
Nov 4, 2019 • 34 min
What are the odds that you will rebel against your own family to stand by something you believe in? Ratna Chibber did just that- she left her husband and her own family to stand and protect her brother who was diagnosed with schizophrenia. It was an…
Ep.17 Vijay Nallawala On The Start of Bipolar India
Oct 19, 2019 • 45 min
Vijay was diagnosed with extreme bipolar after 23years of already having bipolar. It made him dysfunctional for so many years because there was no awareness of the illness during his times. When he finally started medication in his 40s he turned things…
Ep.16 World Mental Health Day | The Reality Of Mental Health Care In India
Oct 9, 2019 • 75 min
This World Mental Health Day, we bring to you a very special episode. Host, Suchita Bhhatia is joined by mental health activist- Mr. Amrit Bakhshy, President of Schizophrenia Awareness Society (SAA), psychologist - Dr. Uma Dalvi and Researcher & Lawyer-…
Ep.15 You Don’t Need To Be Strong All The Time ft. Papiya Bagchi
Oct 5, 2019 • 43 min
Our society has conditioned us to be strong- to not show our emotions- to hide them. And that can be fatal and if not released can accumulate to the point of bursting. In this heartfelt and very personal conversation with Papiya Bagchi - she takes us…
EP.14 Healing From Mental Illness Through Arts Based Therapy, ft. Aanand Chabukswar - ABT Practioner and Trainer, WCCL
Sep 29, 2019 • 43 min
In Mental Illness, it is not just the medical care that counts but also the psychological care. Perhaps as we move deeper into the podcasts on our show we realize that psychological care should take precedence over medical care. ARTS BASED THERAPY (ABT)…
Ep.13 Using Technology For Mental Healthcare With iCall ft. Tanuja Babre
Sep 21, 2019 • 29 min
Mental health still being a stigma -lot of people are hesitant to talk about it openly -iCall, an on-call pan india facility by Tata Institute of Social Sciences(TISS) enables one to talk to trained counselors, psychologist, psychiatrist for free and talk…
Ep.12 Why is Mental Healthcare Act 2017 So Important ?? ft. Arjun Kapoor, Research Associate at the Centre for Mental Health Law and Policy
Sep 14, 2019 • 54 min
A revolution in mental health - where the rights is given to mental health -and the onus to central n state government -In this enlightening conversation with Arjun Kapoor we talk about Mental Healthcare Act (MHCA) 2017 Arjun is a lawyer and is a Research…
Ep.11 Tackling Mental Illness Through Community ft. Dr Kaustubh Joag, Psychiatrist
Sep 7, 2019 • 48 min
150 million suffer from various forms of mental health issues in india -and there is a huge need for mental health professionals -but the model of medical care vs psychological care is what needs to be looked into -this insightful conversation with Dr.…
Ep.10 Need For Rehab Centres For Mental Health ft. Tanmaya Bhatnagar
Aug 31, 2019 • 35 min
Where are the rehab centers for mental health- and what kind of conditions they are in? in this deep conversation with Tanmaya Bhatnagar, who tells her story of living with her schizophrenic mother- the family coping together with her illness tried all…
Ep.9 Being a Support System As Care Giver ft. Amrit Bakshy
Aug 3, 2019 • 33 min
Schizophrenia was first observed in 1887 -still in 2019 has no cure -the patients still lead a tough existence trying to fight the voices and hallucinations-we talk to Amrit Bakshy who is a caregiver to his daughter with Schizophrenia-he takes us on a…
Ep8. Dealing With Borderline Personality Disorder ft. Tarini Chawla
Jul 27, 2019 • 23 min
Borderline Personality Disorder is the least understood mental illness-unlike bipolar where the episodes happen in phases -BPD is an everyday fight. Tarini Chawla takes us through her journey of BPD. The implementation of mental act 2017 is still awaited…
Ep.7 ACTIVE EMPATHY, COMPASSION AND SENSITIVITY as caregivers n as a society | ft. Namarita Kathait
Jul 20, 2019 • 35 min
Caregiving for someone with mental illness is as hard and especially when the mental illness has psychotic traces like schizophrenia. Practicing active empathy, compassion and sensitivity can really help. Namarita shares her story of her family dealing…
Ep.6 Causes, Research & Infrastructure of Mental Health ft. Dr. Samir Parikh
Jul 13, 2019 • 32 min
“NUEROTRANSMITTER IMBALANCE IS THE CAUSE AND THE TREATMENT AROUND MENTAL ILLNESS” 1 in 5 individuals in the world will suffer from some form of mental illness. In this episode, Dr. Samir Parikh. He is a psychiatrist and Director of Fortis National Mental…
Ep.5 Mental Health Relationships & Parenting | ft. Kenton hall
Jul 6, 2019 • 20 min
Kenton has been dealing with his own flux of emotions while bringing up his daughters. Mental illness has made him empathetic towards others -his daughters too have become more empathetic towards people . Kenton feels it’s important to have conversation…
Ep.4 Life Dealing with Bipolar ft. Shreevatsa Nevatia
Jun 25, 2019 • 38 min
Bipolar is hard to gauge. It can pass of like a mood swing or even depression. But there is a deeper reason to it; that deeper reason can be genetic or as we take this discussion on bipolar further- it can be a stress trigger. We don’t have any concrete…
Ep.3 Understanding Bipolar Further ft. Shubha Menon
Jun 14, 2019 • 41 min
In this episode Suchita is joined by Delhi based Shubha Menon, who is a copywriter in Ogilvy and is married having a daughter and 2 dogs. She has been suffering with Bipolar disorder and has been very active to bring awareness about mental health and also…
Ep.2 Understanding Bipolar Disorder ft. Swati Agrawal
Jun 3, 2019 • 24 min
Swati Agrawal is a lawyer by profession and has been suffering from Bipolar disorder along with fibromyalgia. Despite that, she has been leading a normal life and on this episode she talks about what misconceptions people have regarding mental illness,…
Ep.1 Living With Schizophrenia ft. Reshma Valliappan
May 25, 2019 • 55 min
A TEDX Speaker & Ashoka Fellow, Reshma Valiapan, is among the people to embrace Schizophrenia and take advantage of it to become successful at a plethora of activities, one of them being Painting. Schizophrenia is a very tough mental illness where the…
The SOS Show - Trailer
May 3, 2019 • 3 min
The discussion on MENTAL HEALTH has been a taboo in most of the societies. With the WHO estimating a figure of 300 million people affected with depression, 60 million with bipolar, and 23 million with schizophrenia- we are just getting started in defining…