500 loans In August 2001, 28 mentally ill patients burned to death while chained to trees in a village in India – a tragedy that shocked the country and forced sweeping changes in mental healthcare policy.
A few doors down from my house, a man is selling drugs. But he’s not standing on a street corner, skittishly glancing up and down the road. Instead, he is sat behind a desk, in a small room lined with neat glass cabinets – and if anything, he looks rather bored. Continue reading