More than a third of BME staff polled have been bullied, abused or experienced racial discrimination by their employer. Figures from Trades Unions Congress show the sad reality of a work environment faced by BME staff, which goes to show the need for more support groups to be able to empower and support. Work is…Details
Generation Reform are planning their first mental health event in West Yorkshire. We are currently in pre planning and have some exciting guest speakers we are hoping to attend discussing the mental health stigmas in BME communities. The event is set to empower and shatter the stigmas so stay tuned as we plan to make…Details
Older and Unmarried in the South Asian community; A social expectation we need to address. Since i have hit 30 i thought this is the best time to talk about the social stigma of being older, unmarried and in the South Asian community, the culture i grew up in (I do understand not everyone will…Details
I was recently interviewed by BBC Look North and it was aired on the 16th November please check out the following if you want to see more
I got invited by BBC Look North to be interviewed re:mental health stigmas within BME communities, i tend to say no to video interviews as I’m so self conscious but I had to bite the bullet for the sake of raising awareness and hopefully people can relate to my views taken (this will be aired…Details
Generation Reform is starting a campaign and we want to tackle those stereotypes set out in society about mental health and challenge them! We are appealing for volunteers to to help us. How? Read on and I’ll let you know how you can help. If you are a professional who has and is working in…Details
Last week I was blessed enough to be approached by CapitalFM who wanted to hear more about my journey.
Stay tuned as I will update you guys on the interview.
One of the many reasons to creating my mental health workshops was to target those hard to reach BME communities that required an opportunity to create an open dialogue. Today I talk about the Hijab and the mental health issues stemmed from wearing the hijab. There may be a link to mental health issues when…Details
Dr. Asim Hussain, chairman of Ziauddin Group of Hospitals in Karachi, and former Advisor of Prime Minister for Ministry of Oil and Natural Resources in Pakistan revealed that Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, son of the late Benazir Bhutto has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Benazir was and still is one of the most iconic Pakistani female…Details