The Minds Foundation

Supports mentally ill patients for their wellness and to eliminate stigma of mental illness in the society

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  • Headquarters

    Nizamabad, Telangana

  • Since


Provides access to cost-effective, high-quality care for patients suffering from mental illness. Works to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental illn Read moreess through educational, financial, medical, and moral support. Works with other NGOs, educational & corporate institutes and hospitals as partners to provide support and education programs in schools along with research initiatives. Focuses on delivering mental health education to youth in schools through programs to cover topics such as autism, OCD, depression, anxiety, self-image, suicide, cyber-bullying, substance & alcohol use, eating disorders, and internet addiction. Runs following programs: Mental Health Education for Schoolchildren Teacher Training Program Mental Health Education for Parents Community Mental Health Education Community workshops for rural communities Runs 24x7 helpline services to handle critical calls and provide required support for referring to a hospital, tele-therapist or partner NGO. Claims to have impacted the lives of 2,25,300 people, 254 health workers, 410 schools, 41,000 students, 1750 teachers in urban and rural communities. Reached 225 villages and formed 10 support groups. It also works in USA for the same cause.


Impacted 25,00,000+ people and 155,000 school children with the services with 225+ volunteers.


  • School Mental Health Education

    Our goal is to concentrate on providing youth with mental health education in schools. Topics including autism, OCD, depression, anxiety, self-image, suicide, cyberbullying, substance and alcohol abuse, eating disorders, and internet addiction are all covered in this seminar.

    Teaching Students About Mental Health
    Program for Teacher Training
    Parent Education on Mental Health

  • Community Mental Health Education

    In collaboration with regional partners, we host workshops on evidence-based mental health education. Discussions, panels, Q&A, visual aids, street plays, engagement with mental health specialists, and media describing and illustrating mental health diseases and symptoms are all included in workshops. Visual aids and educational materials are left for communities, along with a list of available resources.

    Workshops for the community in rural areas

    Courses specifically designed for urban and semi-urban communities

Leadership Team

  • Raghu Appasani

    Founder & CEO

  • Roshni Dadlani


  • Amul Joshi

    Mumbai Director


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  • Headquarters

    Sham's Villa, 1-51/46/2C Bank Colony, Mahalaxi Nager Pangra, Nizamabadm, 503230


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