I’ve often heard that Black men in particular are expected to act strong at all times. Why is that? Growing up, I don’t ever recall seeing or hearing black men discuss their most intimate feelings and you can FORGET about crying. Black men are expected to be tough at all times and… Continue reading Black Men and Mental Health
In lieu of black history month and my current studies, I have been astounded about the differences in diagnosis between black people and our white counterparts. During my lecture titled: Culture and Global mental health, I learned that Trinidadians living in the uk are 5-12 times more likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia compared… Continue reading Mental Health Stigma in the Black community
In the UK alone, according to ons there were 6507 registered suicides. That is a tremendous about of people. Suicide is a very sensitive topic that should not be taken lightly, I cannot fathom the thought process of those considering to take their own lives. For some people, they believe that suicide is… Continue reading September is suicide prevention month
This week alone *first week of August 2019*, I’ve had four interviews. Monday to Thursday. It has been a nerve wreaking week to say the least but we have made it to Friday. In order to keep your stress levels it is best to keep these tips in mind when attending an interview. … Continue reading How to remain as calm as possible
Congratulations! You’ve have finished university. As a young adult (as a human period) completing university is a big milestone. So pat yourself on the back for getting your degree. Finishing university is something that not everyone can do. Its extremely stressful yet so rewarding. Years of hard work ( and hard partying in my case)… Continue reading Graduating University- What’s next?
Hey you! Thanks for clicking on my blog. This blog will be dedicated to discussing mental health; how to cope, spotting symptoms and more! I am not a trained professional so please refer to your GP if necessary. (Also check out my disclaimers page) I hope you take something from this blog. I will… Continue reading Mental Health Blog